7. Delegation Rates
Schemes of Delegation identify who will make the planning authority's decision on different types of planning application, whether it is an appointed officer or elected members. Delegation rates measure the proportion of planning decisions that are made by appointed officers. The delegation rate for all applications (including legacy applications) for quarter three was 96.2% and for quarter four was 96.7%.The corresponding rates for the same quarters in the previous year were 96.4% for quarter three and 95.6% for quarter four.