Building Control Applications (FOI-5823)
Dear ***** *****
Re: Freedom of Information Request.
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, received 27 April 2020. Your request has been considered and our response is in bold below.
You requested the following:
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the Building Control Register to help my research into property renovations:
1. Valid Date for all applications between 01/01/2015 and 31/12/2019
2. Site Address
3. Description of Works
4. Completion Date
7. Decision Date
Please could you provide the information in the form of excel spreadsheet.
The Council’s Response
The information you have requested is exempt under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act. Section 21 (2a) states that information which is reasonably accessible to the applicant (even if it is accessible only on payment) is exempt. This is an absolute exemption.
In this instance, the information is available and is accessible via this link http://planning.hackney.gov.uk/Northgate/PlanningExplorer/generalsearch.aspx. Applications and decisions can be viewed using keywords.
Appeals & Complaints Procedure
If you are dissatisfied with this response and wish to appeal, please reply to this email and this will be dealt with through our Internal Review procedure.
Your request should be submitted to us within 40 working days of receipt by you of this response. Any request received after this time will only be considered at the discretion of the Council.
If you are still not satisfied following the Internal Review, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner"s:
Information Commissioner"s Office
0303 123 1113
Information Management Team
London Borough of Hackney