Ref: Date of Response: Information Requested: Response: Exemptions:
4400 02.12.16 Details of Breach of Condition Notices issued over the last five years Most of the information provided to the applicant, where held.  Applicant also directed to the Council’s website Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4419 20.12.16 and 23.12.16 Copies of all zoo inspection reports for period 1 January 2010 to date, stock lists, licences, including any conditions attached and copies of correspondence between the zoo and local authority for the same period covering: Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, Exmoor Zoological Park, Ilfracombe Aquarium and Safe Have Exotics Information provided to the applicant, where held with any personal information redacted Regulation 13
4420 01.12.16 Information regarding last years (2015) winter floods Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4423 13.12.16 Details of Public Spaces Protection Orders and Community Protection Orders used by the Council since October 2015 Information provided to the applicant, where held None 
4424  05.12.16   1. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices the Council has issued regarding fly tipping since the powers were introduced by the Government, 9 May 2016. 2. Total value of the fines issued The applicant was advised that the Council has not issued any Fixed Penalty Notices regarding fly tipping to date (05.12.16) None 
4425 12.12.16 Council data regarding use of Multi Functional Devices and printers including annual spend and volumes of mono and colour prints Applicant provided with the information that is held, however they were also advised that the data prior to 2011/12 regarding printing spend is not held and the data regarding annual volumes of mono and colour prints is not held prior to 2013/14 None
4426 05.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 4FJ Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4428 05.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3FY Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4429 05.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 7DQ Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None
4430 05.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3GD Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4433 12.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX32 0JJ Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4434 12.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 8RE

Applicant directed to the Council’s EIR information sheet which is published on the website

None
4431 05.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 8HL Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None
4436 12.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX36 4FB Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4437 07.12.16 Details of all leisure service facilities that are under ownership/responsibility of the Council, including contact details, annual budget in term of capital and revenue, current delivery, details of operator if outsourced, contract fee, contract expiry date etc

Information provided to the applicant, where held.  Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and Contracts Register for some of the information

Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4439 12.12.16

Gypsy and traveller sites within North Devon area

 

Information provided to the applicant, where held and also directed to the Council’s website where some of the information is publicly available:

http://consult.torridge.gov.uk/portal/planning/localplan/examination/(document CE36)

http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/business/licences-and-permits/events-on-council-land/

 

Sections 16 and 21 of Act 
4440 21.12.16 How local authorities are applying the Deregulation Act 2015 concerning retaliatory (revenge) evictions which came into effect 1 October 2015 Information provided to the applicant, where held None 
4441 01.12.16 List of companies, business and charities within Council area that became liable for business rates between 12 November and 1 December 2016, including: business name, address, rateable value, date liability started and liable party

Applicant directed to the Council’s Open Data page on its website where business rates information is updated and published every quarter:

List of companies, business and charities within Council area that became liable for business rates between 12 November and 1 December 2016

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4442 05.12.16

1.Basic pay bill costs in £ for 2015/16 for staff employed on National Joint Council Green Book conditions only, excluding any school support staff based in schools from these pay bill costs

2. Gross total pay bill costs in £ for 2015/16 for staff employed on National Joint Council Green Book conditions only, excluding any school support staff based in schools from these pay bill costs
Information provided to the applicant:

1. £850K

2. £876K

None 
4443 08.12.16

Contract information regarding Council’s use of mobile phones including: Network provider, average annual spend, number of users, contract start, end and review date, contact information

Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4444  05.12.16  Repeat request of FOI 3887 and 4001 (corporate software/applications: ERP, CRM, HR and Payroll solutions and Finance software solutions Information provided to the applicant, where held and also directed to the Council’s Contracts Register with regard to the information for the Council’s new CRM contract  None 
4445 19.12.16  Details of all premises within the Council’s area that currently holds a licence to sell alcohol for consumption on-premises under Licensing Act 2003 including: venue name, address, maximum permitted occupancy, permitted opening/operating hours, venue type Most of the Information provided to the applicant, where held, except the maximum permitted occupancy which is not held by the Council None 
4446  14.12.16  A copy of the Asset of Community Value nomination form regarding the Reform Inn, Pilton, including the name and address of the nominator and the names and addresses of the 21 people who are involved in this nomination  if it involves an unincorporated group Information provided to the applicant, apart from some personal information redacted Section 40 of Act 
4447  14.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX33 2BT Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None 
4448  14.12.16  CON29 information relating to a property in EX36 4BT Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None 
4449  14.12.16  CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 9QZ Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4450  07.12.16  Fly-tipping, waste, recycling centres/tips, garden waste information Applicant directed to Devon County Council for information regarding recycling centres and tips and provided with the remaining information, where held.  Also directed to the Council’s website regarding fly-tipping data Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4451 23.12.16 Information relating to residential park home sites Information partially withheld where it related to information already available in the public domain (List of licensed caravan sites/Park Home Sites) and information considered personal/contains personal information Sections 21 and 40 of Act
4453  08.12.16  ICT information regarding software licensing   Information provided to the applicant, where held  None 
4454  08.12.16  Numbers and cost to Council of Public Health Funerals from 2011-2016

Applicant referred to Public Health Funeral dataset which is updated and published on a monthly basis:

Numbers and cost to Council of Public Health Funerals from 2011-2016

Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4455  08.12.16  Number of Public Spaces Protection Orders in place by the Council and associated information relating to total cost in fines issued and number of people issued with fines between 2011 and 2016 Applicant advised that the Council has no Public Space Protection Orders currently in place, nor has it had any such orders in the past and therefore no information is held with regard to any fines issued to individuals sleeping rough within the Council’s area None 
4456 22.12.16 Business Process Automation within the authority Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4457  09.12.16  Council use of Genealogy firms/tracing agents and public health funeral information covering last two years

Applicant advised that the Council does not any such firms or tracing agents.  Applicant also directed to the Public Health Funeral dataset which is published on the Council website and updated monthly:

Council use of Genealogy firms/tracing agents and public health funeral information covering last two years

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4459 22.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX37 9JG Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4460 22.12.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 8DJ Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4462 19.12.16 Metal dealer site licensing covering the years 2013-2016 Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4463  12.12.16  Public Health Funeral information

Applicant referred to Public Health Funeral dataset which is updated and published on a monthly basis:

Applicant referred to Public Health Funeral dataset

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4464 14.12.16 Top three pubs within district that received the most complaints against them during 2016 (1 January – to date), including number and nature of complaints Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4465  12.12.16  Information regarding all premises that have a business credit on their account: Address, Billing Reference, Rateable Value, Name of Ratepayer, Liability Start Date, Amount of Credit, Year Credit Created and Applied, Year/years Credit relates to  

Applicant referred to Business Rates datasets which are updated and published on a quarterly basis:

information regarding all premises that have a business credit on their account

The year the credit was created and applied to the account is not provided in the spreadsheet.  Would require an officer to manually search through each applicable account to extract this information and would exceed the cost limit of 18 hours 

Sections 12, 16 and 21 of Act
4466 14.12.16 

1. Total number of assessments liable for non-domestic (business) rates in the authority area

2. In the financial years 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016 to 30.11.16:

I) total number of summons issued in magistrates court for non-payment either in whole or part of business rates

II) total number of liability orders obtained in magistrates court for non-payment either in whole or part of business rates

III) total number of referrals made to Enforcement Officers (Bailiffs) to enforce liability orders for non-payment either in whole or part of business rates

1.At 30.11.2016 – 5,337 non domestic rate assessments

2.I) 2014/2015 – 382, 2015/2016 – 357, 2016/2017 to 30.11.2016 – 274

II) 2014/2015 – 265, 2015/2016 – 160, 2016/2017 to 30.11.2016 – 228

III) 2014/2015 – 175, 2015/2016 – 158, 2016/2017 to 30.11.2016 – 137
None 
4467  19.12.16  Copies of responses provided by the Council to Home Office correspondence concerning local authority capacity to care for unaccompanied asylum seeking children Information provided to the applicant, where held  None 
4468  15.12.16  Copy of the 2016/17 Annual Network Update Plans for Mobile Telecommunication installations within boundary of the authority, or if not available, a copy of the most recent update held Applicant provided with a copy of the 2015/16 update as the 2016/17 update is yet to be received.  The 2015/16 update will be published on the website shortly, and once the 2016/17 version has been received, this will also be published None 
4469  15.12.16

1. Copy of policy/guidance notes relating to pre-application discussions for building control and planning applications.

2.Any specific guidance, internal memos within last 5 years relating to timing of when pre-application discussions can be released under FOI

Applicant referred to the Council’s website:

http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/making-a-planning-application/pre-application-advice/

 

None 
4470 22.12.16

CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3XX

Applicant advised no information to reveal None
4473 19.12.16 Refugees resettled under the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (SVPRS), including dependents Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4474 16.12.16 List of businesses and companies that became liable for business rates between 1 and 14 December 2016, including business name, rateable value, address and liability start date, in Excel format

Applicant directed to the Council’s Open Data page on its website where business rates information is updated and published every quarter:

List of businesses and companies that became liable for business rates between 1 and 14 December 2016

 
4476  20.12.16  CRM/data storage/ implementation of IT software and Digital Transformation information Information provided to the applicant, where held None 
4480  22.12.16  Information relating to work done by the Council looking at how many tenants or benefit recipients are now affected by the benefit cap that was introduced 07.11.16 Information provided to the applicant, where held None 
4483 21.12.16 Breakdown of all business rate credit balances

Applicant directed to the Council’s Open Data page on its website where business rates information is updated and published every quarter:

business rates information

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4485 23.12.16 Details of business rate credit balances and details of those credits that have been unclaimed and written off

Applicant directed to Council’s Open Data page on its website where details of credit balances is published every quarter:

details of credit balances open data

Unable to supply information regarding those credits that remain unclaimed and subsequently written off as it would require a manual interrogation of all business rate accounts to identify, locate, retrieve and collate information, which would exceed the appropriate cost limit

Sections 12, 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4490 30.12.16 A list of all commercial properties within the Council area including; billing reference, rateable value, company name and whether they are in receipt of any reliefs

Applicant directed to the Council’s Open Data page on its website where business rates information is updated and published every quarter:

list of all commercial properties within the Council area

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act