Applications for Local Developments (excludes legacy cases)
There were 13,547 decisions on local developments in the final six months of 2020/21, 833 more than the same period in the previous year. The average decision time for the 12,279 of these which were not subject to processing agreements was 10.0 weeks, just under a week slower than the corresponding time of 9.2 weeks for the final six months of 2019/20.
In quarter three of 2020/21 there were 596 local development applications with processing agreements, 74.3% (443) met agreed timescales that had been set between developers and local authorities. In quarter four there were 672, 72.8% (489) meeting the agreed timescales.