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Freedom of Information Request

parking surveys

Received: 19 April 2021

Freedom of Information request- parking surveys

This request is made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations and is submitted on behalf of Friern Barnet & Whetstone Residents' Association.

The term 'documents' used below includes documents whether in written or in electronic formats and includes reports, papers, notes, emails, letters and memoranda.

In the result, issued 9 April 2021, of the internal review concerning Freedom of Information request 6929048, it was confirmed that ' The
Lambeth model is not in use in the London Borough of Barnet.' The
Lambeth Model is a methodology for carrying out parking surveys used, inter alia, to support planning applications.

1. Does the Council have a preferred methodology (or methodologies) to be used for parking surveys used to support planning applications submitted to the Council? If so, what is its name/title and please provide a copy.

2. If the Council has such a preferred methodology please provide copies of any documents which contain guidance or instructions to officers and staff ( whether in the Planning Department or the Highways Department) as to
2.1 the application of that methodology or modifications to it that might be applied in particular circumstances
2.2 the circumstances in which the use of the standard methodology is inappropriate.

3. If the Council has no such a preferred methodology please provide copies of any documents which contain guidance or instructions to officers and staff ( whether in the Planning Department or the Highways
Department) as to the methodology (or methodologies) to be used for parking surveys used to support planning applications submitted to the Council.

4. If the Council has no such a preferred methodology, and no documents containing guidance or instructions as mentioned in 3 above, please provide copies of any documents which contain guidance or instructions to officers and staff ( whether in the Planning Department or the Highways Department) as to how those officers and staff should deal with planning applications in relation to which a parking survey id either required or is submitted, so far as such guidance or instructions relate to parking surveys.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download