Frequent FOI requests

The Forest of Dean District Council receives frequent requests for information that is currently available on our website.

Council spending

For information on Council spending visit:


For information on current tenders and bids opportunities visit:

The Council maintains a contacts register for all contracts with a value in excess of £5,000.


The planning pages provide information on all planning related requests. For details of policies and individual planning applications visit:

Car parking

For detailed information regarding car parking please visit:

Revenues and benefits

The majority of requests for information received by the Council relate to revenues & benefits. To assist in these requests the Forest of Dean District Council produce the following:

Empty properties

The figure for empty properties currently held on our Council Tax database is updated quarterly.

  • As of 21 November 2016 the figure was 463 empty properties

National assisted burials

Information on National Assisted burials is regularly updated and can be viewed:

You can also find a range of information by visiting:


  • 01594 810000