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Retention | Privacy statement - Planning policy | Birmingham City Council

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Retention

Personal data will not be retained any longer than necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was obtained, and in accordance with the council’s corporate retention schedule.

  • Registers, including Brownfield Land Register, Self and Custom-Building Housing Register and Planning Policy Consultation Database – permanent
  • Records relating to activities that develop policies, procedures and strategies – Retain until superseded + 6 years
  • Records relating to policy implementation and development - Retain until superseded +6 years
  • Records relating to the consultation responses, submissions and objections - Date of decision + 15 years
  • Records relating to activities that develop a vision and strategic direction regarding existing and future land use within the local authority - Retain until superseded + 6 years
  • Records relating to consultation to gain approval for the Local Authorities strategic direction regarding existing and future land use, including Consultation documents and replies, inquiries and objections made by members of the public and Public Inquiry documents - Retain until superseded + 3 years
  • Mineral plan - Retain until superseded + 6 years
  • Waste Plan - Retain until superseded + 6 years