Corporate report

Planning consultation response timeliness: Environment Agency

Our 2015 to 2016 performance as a consultee in the spatial planning system against the duty to respond within 21 days or other agreed period.

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This report details our performance as a consultee in the spatial planning system in England. It reports on our performance against the statutory duty to respond to planning application consultations from local planning authorities and pre-application enquiries from developers within a set time period; 21 days or such other period as may be agreed in writing (‘the 21-day duty’).