Skip to content


Information type Keep for Keep from Legislation or business reason
Free Tree Schemes 7 Years Creation 25 Year Environment Plan
Historic environment – outreach event attendees contacts Six months ! Adverisement of events In case of cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances
Flood risk management 6 years Current year Statute of limitations
Travel plans – congestion surveys, bus patronage, cycling, walking: processed data/reported data Permanent Creation Business reason
Transport plans – ongoing cycle including annual monitoring Permanent Creation Business need
Historic environment planning casework Five years Creation Planning Acts, Utility Company Acts, National Planning Policy Framework, Historic Environment
Historic environment record (HER) – archaeological condition reports/listed buildings/scheduled monuments/tithe maps Permanent Creation Planning Acts; Ancient Monuments & Archaeological Areas Act; Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas Act; National Planning Policy Framework and the Historic Environment
Historic environment agri-environment schemes and management programmes 5 years Creation Rural development programme for England
Flood prevention – strategic risk assessements To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed
Estuaries To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed
Environmental impact assessments Permanent Creation Business need
Development plans – consultative stages/process mapping To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed
Common land and village green register Permanent Creation Limitation Act 1980
Climate change – carbon reduction performance evidence pack 7 years Creation Climate Change Act 2008
Climate change – carbon reduction performance: 1st footprint year and annual reporting year Duration of participation Creation Climate Change Act 2008
Climate change 4 year phases Creation Climate Change Act 2008