Your personal data

We use your personal data so that we can:

  • process your application for building regulations; and
  • contact you in case of a query regarding your application.

The lawful basis for processing your personal data is for the performance of a contract and legal obligation.

We will hold your data for the purposes stated above for as long as we are required to do so by law. The data will be stored within the EEA.

We may share your personal data with other council services, other local authorities, external bodies such as statutory consultees and local authority building control partners; external agencies such as the Planning Inspectorate; and government organisations.

Your application information (excluding personal data) will be placed online and will be available to view in a publicly accessible register.

We will not disclose any personal information to any other third parties unless required to do so by law or where it is appropriate to support our duty to protect public funds and/or detect and prevent fraud or other criminal activity or safeguarding requirements.

All information is processed in accordance with our data protection privacy policy..

The information provided will be subject to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, but personal information (names and contact details) will not be released in response to FOI requests.