ESBC takes a step closer to Smarter Planning Authority objective

East Staffordshire Borough Council has successfully integrated its planning application software with the national planning website ‘Planning Portal’.

The Council’s Planning Team receive over 70% of Planning Applications through the Planning Portal website and the seamless integration will allow applications to be processed more efficiently by the Planning Team.

Councillor Julia Jessel, Deputy Leader for Planning and Neighbourhoods, said: “This is a significant step towards the Council’s objective in becoming a Smarter Planning Authority. The integration of the Planning Portal website with our planning systems will ultimately lead to an improved experience for residents and developers.”

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2016-10-06 00:00:00