Planning and building regulations

Planning applications privacy notice

We collect your information to:

  • registering, validating and determining the planning application submitted. The name and address of the applicant will be made available when the planning application is made available on the public register

What type(s) of information do we use?

  • contact details
  • demographic information
  • financial information

What is the legal basis for using your information?

We are required to use your data to carry out legal obligations or to comply with a statutory function

Where do we get your information?

  • yourself

Who do we share your information with?

  • central Government
  • other Local Authorities

How long will we keep your information?

All planning applications are held on a public register and will not be deleted as they will be used for historical searches on properties

Transferring your information outside of the European Union (EU)

We will not transfer your information outside of the EU.

Automated decisions using your information?

For this service all the decisions we make about you involve human intervention.


Your rights

In our guide on exercising your rights you can find information about how to:

  • exercise your rights
  • contact our Data Protection Officer
  • raise a concern with us
  • make a complaint to the Information Commissioner

You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.

Further information

If you would like further information about this privacy notice, please email dpa.officer@stockport.gov.uk

Updates (notice)

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in our primary privacy notice.

We may update or revise this privacy notice at any time. If you are reading this as a printed copy please refer to www.stockport.gov.uk for the most up to date version.