Infographic on the volume of planning applications received and decisions issued in 2020/21. Part of the sixth annual statistical bulletin to report on activity and performance since the transfer of planning powers to councils in April 2015.  

Impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic: Planning activity and processing performance in 2020/21 were impacted by the restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. This should be borne in mind and caution should be taken when interpreting these figures and when making comparisons with other time periods.