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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Planning and Growth Services team at Mendip District Council for Planning Policy.

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Your Rights

You have specific rights in relation to the data that you provide to the Council. To find out more, including how to make a request, please see our Information Rights page.

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Services covered by this privacy noticePlanning Policy
Purpose of the Processing The personal data you provide is used to assist in the making of statutory development plans (i.e. the Local Plan), other planning documents and maintenance of Land Register. This includes making the responses received available to be viewed both in the council offices and online and maintaining an archive of historic plan responses. Contact details are held for current and future planning policy consultation exercises
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Legal Obligation
Public Task
Categories of Personal Data being Processed
  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Land Ownership/ Interest in land
Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate) N/A
Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of Personal Data N/A
Who the data might be shared with
  • Visitors to the Council Offices (if requested)
  • Published on the council website (redacted version)
  • Legal and Planning Bodies e.g. Planning Inspectorate
  • Other council departments
How Long Will the Data be Kept For Original Submissions may be held for a maximum of 15 years from adoption of plan.

Summary information held in plan-making documents (eg statements of consultation) may be retained permanently for historic value.

Last reviewed: April 20, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: October 20, 2023

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