Ref: Date of Response: Information Requested: Response: Exemptions:
4276 18.10.16 How much money the Council spent on enforcing regulations on emissions control, waste and contaminated land in 1995, 2005 and 2015 (separately).  Number of Full Time Equivalents staff employed, and whether the Council’s income received from industry charges for regulatory activities covers the full costs incurred by the Council Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4293 12.10.16  1. Map showing locations of dog waste bins in Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple and across the district.

2. Cost of emptying those bins in that area.  If figure is not available, the applicant requested the total cost of emptying dog waste bins across the district, providing the total number of dog waste bins, for the last three years, including current year.

3. If the emptying of the dog waste bins is part of another contract, the cost of the contract is requested and whether there was any cost provision made within the contract for the emptying of dog waste bins
1. Applicant directed to the Council’s website where the locations of all dog waste bins is published.

2. Applicant advised that the Council is unable to separate the costs of emptying dog waste bins in the Whiddon Valley area of Barnstaple, therefore total costs were provided for the last three years, including the current year.

3. Applicant advised that in 2014/15, dog waste bins were emptied as part of a contract with SDK Environmental Ltd which covered all dog related work, including strays, dog behaviour etc.  The service has been in-house since 2016.  The individual who empties the bins is paid £9,600 per annum

Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4296  07.10.16  Number of times an extension to a Planning Performance Agreement (PPA) has been requested in the last 5 years, providing the reason, number of properties refused planning permission, total number of applications, and number of times an application has gone beyond 12 weeks, and the number of times an application has taken more than 6, 12, 18 and 24 months  Applicant provided with the information, where held  None
4299  12.10.16  If the Council operates an Article 4 direction in its area that requires Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) to secure planning permission, and if so, the area(s) covered The Applicant was advised that the Council does not operate an Article 4 direction in its area, requiring Houses of Multiple Occupation to secure planning permission. None 
4301  06.10.16  Details of any environmental issues regarding Newbery Recycling Ltd, former Evans Transport Site, Anchor Mill Buildings, Braunton Road, Barnstaple Applicant provided with the information, where held.  Any named individuals were redacted from the records, where appropriate and replaced with ‘known male/female’ as this constitutes personal data Regulation 13 
4305  07.10.16  Details of all recorded antisocial behaviour incidents (sleeping, littering, alcohol consumption, drug taking, urinating, defecating, skateboarding etc.) that have occurred in the Pannier Market for the last two years, between 1800 and 0500 hours Applicant provided with the information, where held.  Any named individuals were redacted from the records, where appropriate and replaced with ‘known male/female’ as this constitutes personal data Regulation 13 
4307  03.10.16  A copy of the file management document/office manual for the Harbour Master and whether the Council has a Corporate Governance department Applicant advised that the Harbour Master does not hold a file management document/office manual.

Applicant also advised that the Council does not have a specific Corporate Governance department

None 
4309 13.10.16  List of all business that have registered with the Council as a Food Business since 1 August 2016 Information provided to the applicant None 
4311  17.10.16  Licensing of Dog Breeding Establishments Information provided to the applicant, where held.  Some personal information redacted Section 40 of Act 
4313 05.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX16 8DU Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4314 05.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 9TB Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None
4315 05.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX36 3HW Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4316 19.10.16 Copy of draft agreement relating to planning application 61770 Applicant directed to the Council's Planning Tracker where the redacted (personal information) version is published Regulation 13
4317 05.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in Roundswell, Barnstaple (no postcode) Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4319  05.10.16  CON29 information relating to a property in EX37 9AF Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None 
4320 19.10.16 Clarification regarding Fixed Penalty Notices datasets that are published, in relation to fines for dog fouling Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4321 19.10.16 Seizure and re-homing of stray/banned dogs from 2014 to date Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4323 19.10.16

In relating to Batsworthy Cross Noise Monitoring Compliance:

Copy of the comments on Hoare Lea’s report of 24 May 2016 and field notes on the installation of noise monitoring equipment of 18 May 2016
Information provided to the applicant, where held, with some personal information redacted Regulation 13
4324 05.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX36 4FE Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4325 04.10.16 Monitoring of construction and building maintenance contracts Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4326 03.10.16 Council document containing the powers and duties of the Ilfracombe Harbour Master, minutes of the Harbour Master Board Forum meeting of 14 October 2015 and copy of report written by Harbour Board members working committee re booking kiosks referred to in minutes dated 10 November 2015 Applicant directed to the Council’s website with regard to information pertaining to the powers and duties of the Ilfracombe Harbour Master. Applicant provided with a copy of the minutes of the Harbour Forum meeting 14 October 2015. Applicant advised that the report referred to in the minutes dated 10 November 2015 was never followed up, and therefore no written report exists. Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4327 21.10.16 Details of any planning applications, covering last 10 years, for amateur radio aerials and mast, identifying those that were granted or refuse permission Information provided to the applicant None
4328 25.10.16 Provision of emergency (Bed and Breakfast/Guesthouse) accommodation Information provided to the applicant, apart from some personal information which was withheld Section 40 of Act
4329 20.10.16 Structure charts for Planning and Building Control, detailing vacancies, roles that are filled on a temporary basis and contact details of managers/senior managers Information provided to the applicant None
4330 07.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX32 0NS Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4331 04.10.16 List of companies and businesses that became liable for business rates between 15 September and 4 October 2016, including name, address, rateable value and liability start date Applicant advised that the information is published quarterly and provided with the link to where the information can be found.  Applicant also advised that the datasets as at 1 October 2016 are currently being prepared for publication in due course
Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4332 04.10.16 Has the Council introduced, or plan to introduce monthly rent payments for Council housing tenants, rather than weekly? Applicant advised that the Council no longer has a Council owned housing stock, it was transferred to North Devon Homes Ltd in February 2000 None
4333 07.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3GH Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4334 24.10.16 ICT technical training courses since April 2016 Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4335 06.10.16 1. Details of all current and historic) Part A (1) Authorised Processes, Part A (2) installations and Part B permits in the council’s area, including reference for permit, name and address of permit holder, address for which permit is granted, grid reference, date of issue, process undertaken and current status of permit. 2. Details of any enforcement notices issued relating to breaches of the terms of the above permits since applicant’s last recorded update 22 August 2013 In response to 1), applicant directed to the Council’s open data page where the information for all current and historic processes are published and updated annually.  Regard 2, the applicant was advised that there have been no enforcement notices issued since the last recorded update on 22 August 2013 Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4336 06.10.16  List of companies and businesses that became liable for business rates between 15 September and 6 October 2016, including name, address, rateable value and liability start date

Applicant advised that the information is published quarterly on the Council's open data page. Applicant also advised that the datasets as at 1 October 2016 are currently being prepared for publication in due course

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4337 17.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3FT Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4338 14.10.16 and 24.10.16 Contract information relating to Cyber Security Applicant directed to the Council’s Contract’s Register which is available via the Council’s website for all of the information, apart from the hardware and software details.  This information relates to the Council’s ICT security and the protection of Council systems and therefore was withheld as to release would likely to prejudice the prevention or detection of crime. Sections 16 21 and 31 of Act
4339 10.10.16

1. All Assets of Community Value (including unsuccessful nominations), by whom and when

2. List of current Assets of Community Value stating nature of property concerned

3. List of disposed Assets of Community Value
Applicant directed to the Council’s website under Community Right to Bid, where the information is published Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4341 19.10.16

CON29 information relating to a property in EX32 7LL

Applicant advised there is no information to reveal None
4341 19.10.16

CON29 information relating to a property in Ex36 3DN

Applicant advised there is no information to reveal None
4342 12.10.16 Council spend on services of external law firms and barristers for 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16

2013/14 = £26,258.50

2014/15 = £45,977.74

2015/16 = £121,748.47
None
4343 20.10.16 Number of dog fouling complaints received between 1 January 2013 and 31 December 2015, per year. Number of FPN’s for dog fouling issued for same period, and of those the number actually paid, giving yearly figures. Details of any schemes to combat dog fouling

Applicant directed to the Council’s website where data in relating to number of complaints regarding dog fouling is published, and also to the separate datasets regarding Fixed Penalty Notices issued by the Council. Applicant advised that no information is held with regards to any recent schemes to combat dog fouling

Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4344 19.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 0AD

Applicant advised there is no information to reveal

None
4345 19.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 9SU

Applicant advised there is no information to reveal

None
4346 13.10.16

Information regarding Circuses with performing animals that were:

1.caught in the wild

2. normally wild but bred in captivity

3. that are domesticated (or domestic)

permitted to use Council-owned land for shows

Applicant advised that the Council does not allow circuses with;

1.performing animals that were caught in the wild

2. performing animals that are normally wild but were bred in captivity

3. performing animals that are domesticated (or domestic)

to use Council-owned land for its shows or any other business
None
4347 18.10.16

Information relating to Council Tax and the Council Tax Reduction

Information provided to the applicant, where held

None
4348 13.10.16 Details of all non-domestic properties with a credit on their account Applicant directed to the Council Open Data page on the Council website where this information is published and updated quarterly Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4349 17.10.16 Council spend using electronic purchasing cards (procurement cards) in 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 Applicant advised that the Council did not have any purchasing/procurement cards for the years 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 None
4350 21.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 7HQ Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to the Council’s website and other external authorities None
4351 21.10.16 Number of households with children were in annexe/nightly booked accommodation after homelessness duty had been assumed in each year from 2012/13 – 2015/16 Information provided to the applicant None
4352 17.10.16 Public Health Funeral information Applicant directed to the Council’s website where the information is published monthly on the Open Data Page under the heading Environmental Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4353 31.10.16 Exmoor Caviar Company Ltd, details regarding food hygiene standards visits and findings  Information provided to the applicant where held, with some personal information redacted.  Applicant also directed to Devon County Council’s FOI team in relation to information concerning Trading Standards Section 40 of Act
4354  20.10.16  List of all domestic violence services funded by the Council and how much funding was received each year from 2009/10, including services no longer in receipt Since 2009/10 to date, North Devon Council has contributed £5,000 to the Domestic Violence and Abuse Support Services Partnership None 
4357 25.10.16 Licensing of taxi drivers whose registered home address is outside the authority area Information provided, where held None
4358 24.10.16 Information regarding solar panel ownership, spend and future purchasing etc Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4359 28.10.16 CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 9SH Applicant advised there is no information to reveal None
4361  20.10.16  Does the local authority exempt an individual’s war pension (War Pension Scheme or Ware Service Pensions) from the means test for any social care received? Applicant directed to Devon County Council’s FOI team at; foioffice@devon.gov.uk, as this information is not held by the Council. None 
4363 26.10.16 Traffic flow data for Westacott Road, Barnstaple and surrounding area, covering 10 mile radius Some information provided to the applicant, where held, and also directed to the Council’s Planning Tracker and to the Local Plan.  Applicant also advised that they may wish to submit their request directly to Devon County Council as they are Highways authority None
4366  24.10.16  Details of all businesses and charities that became liable for business rates between 4 and 24 October 2016 Applicant directed to the Council Open Data page on the Council website where this information is published and updated quarterly Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4370  26.10.16  Public Health Funeral information  Applicant directed to the Council Open Data page on the Council website where this information is published and updated monthly  Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4371 31.10.16 Information relating to the Devon Home Choice auto-bidding procedure Information provided to the applicant None