Number of major planning applications approved per quarter
The number and type of major planning applications is a potential indicator of economic growth. Major applications are defined as;
10+ dwellings / over half a hectare / building(s) exceeds 1000m²
Office / light industrial - 1000+ m² / 1+ hectare
General industrial - 1000+ m² / 1+ hectare
Retail - 1000+ m²/ 1+ hectare
Gypsy/traveller site - 10+ pitches
Site area exceeds 1 hectare
During quarter 1 16 major planning applications were approved.
Note that the number of applications approved may relate to applications received in previous reporting periods.