Publication - Statistics

Planning performance statistics: 2018-2019 yearend

Published: 23 Jul 2019
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781839600258

Summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for October 2018 to March 2019 (quarters three and four), as well as historic data going back to quarter one of 2014-2015.

Contents
Planning performance statistics: 2018-2019 yearend
Legacy Cases

Legacy Cases

There were five legacy cases decided in the last six months of 2018/19, four in quarter three and one in quarter two.

Tables 4 to 7 show the legacy cases decided in quarters three and four of 2018/19 by planning authority and development type. No legacy applications with processing agreements were concluded during this period.

Quarter 3, 2018/19

Decided legacy applications without processing agreements, by planning authority and development type

Table 4

Local Authority Number of Legacy Cases Average Decision Time (weeks)
East Lothian1 2 59.1
City of Edinburgh1 1 299.3
Falkirk1 1 129.4
Total 4 136.8

Table 5

Development Type Number of Legacy Cases Average Decision Time (weeks)
Other Developments - Major1 1 129.4
Housing - Local1 1 299.3
Other Developments - Local1 1 58.0
Listed Building Consent1 1 60.3
Total 4 136.8

1. These legacy cases had time removed from the decision time calculation where delays were caused by the applicant or external consultees outwith the planning authority's control.

Quarter 4, 2018/19

Decided legacy applications without processing agreements, by planning authority and development type

Table 6

Local Authority Number of Legacy Cases Average Decision Time (weeks)
East Lothian1 1 185.3
Total 1 185.3

Table 7

Development Type Number of Legacy Cases Average Decision Time (weeks)
Housing - Local1 1 185.3
Total 1 185.3

1. These legacy cases had time removed from the decision time calculation where delays were caused by the applicant or external consultees outwith the planning authority's control.


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