Access to information summary

From here you can access information about the council in a number of different ways, including guidance on your privacy rights and your right to access information.

Decisions made by officers under delegated authority

Details relating to the planning decisions taken by officers under delegated authority are already published on the Council’s website, which can be accessed via the following link:

Details relating to licensing applications and permissions granted by officers under delegated authority are accessible via the Council’s licensing webpage on the Personal Register or Premises Register, which can be viewed using this link:

Publication Scheme

The Publication Scheme is a list of the information the Council makes routinely available.

Publishing Our Data

We are committed to transparency and in support of government guidance we have made South Cambridgeshire District Council data sets available in a reusable and open format. In fact we are one of the first Councils in the country to take up this technology and make our data freely available in this way. Categories include statistical data on Finance, Revenues and Environmental Health. Take a look to find out more about your Council in DataShare . This link will take you to an external website.

Freedom of Information

To submit a Freedom of Information Act request, please email your request to

Privacy Policy

South Cambridgeshire District Council Privacy Statement lays out how we deal with your information and the standards you can expect when we hold information or share information about you.

South Cambridgeshire District Council works in accordance with all information legislation and further guidance on your rights and our responsibilities are available from the Information Commissioners Office. This link will take you to an external website.

Our Policies and Procedures 

You’ll find current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities.


Unless otherwise indicated all data that we make available is released under the Open Government Licence.


Financial decisions

The Council agreed at its meeting on 25 September 2014 that any decision made by an officer in excess of £50,000 will be considered as materially affecting the Council’s financial position.  Details of any decisions made by officers above this threshold can therefore be viewed online.


Contact Details

03450 450 500