The developers will be asked to provide 25% affordable housing and funding towards education, health care facilities, parks, allotments, sport and recreation.
The vast majority of those they quizzed said they had acted despite being fully aware of the law change.
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He is hopeful his application will be granted, but he said: "You can never be sure of what’s going to happen."
Must be getting close to Halloween! Facebook readers certainly had a field day with the puns!
In today's business news: The Co-operative Group has revealed it no longer holds any stake in the troubled Co-op Bank business.