Record High Number of Online Planning Applications submitted
There were 560,780 visits to the Planning Portal in July – up 2.5% on the previous month, and up 17.8% compared to July 2008.
At the same time there were 294,404 unique visitors – up 2.2% on the previous month, and up 26.7% compared to July 2008.
These visitors accounted for 6,459,624 page views – up 2.7% on the previous month. Of these 47% came from the General Public, 45% from Professional and 8% from Government users.
The Building Regulations portion of the website accounted for 19% of Visits.
The Interactive Houses generated 48,749 views , 18% of which were to the Terrace House.
There were 96,880 visits to the “My Applications” page on the Portal and a new record high of 15,828 planning applications were submitted online via the site.