How long we will hold your information
The standard record retention for planning policy documents, including planning consultations is 6 years from creation. Minerals and Waste Planning files are retained permanently.
Recordings of Examination Hearings will be retained until 6 weeks after the adoption of the Plan (or until the end of any Judicial Review proceedings should a Judicial Review be brought within that six-week period).
More information about our retention periods can be found in our summary Disposal Schedule.
Please note stated retention periods may be subject to any legal holds imposed under the Inquiries Act 2005 that may concern the information and override standard retention periods.