Streetscene Enforcement Policy Review
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
A review and update of the Streetscene Enforcement Strategy which was last presented to Members in 2008. The report will set out a framework of policies and priorities for the enforcement service so that it can continue to support and assist in the delivery of the Corporate and Departmental aims and goals.
A report by the Director of Technical Services detailed a revised Streetscene Enforcement Policy Review and updated the Cabinet on progress made with respect to the Streetscene Enforcement Strategy endorsed by the Cabinet in October 2008.
Members were advised that The Enforcement Policy Review set out the framework of legislation and local policies which would be used to deliver the priorities and actions detailed in current and future Corporate and Departmental plans.
It was noted that the Council had a number of relevant statutory duties and responsibilities including; keeping land and highways clear of litter and waste (Environmental Protection Act 1990), removing abandoned vehicles (Refuse Disposal (Amenity) Act 1978) and protecting the rights of the public to the use and enjoyment of the highway (Highways Act 1980).
That the contents of the report be noted along with the proposed plan and policies, as detailed in the report and Appendix A, which Cabinet agrees be adopted.
Publication date: 20/03/2012
Date of decision: 15/03/2012
Decided at meeting: 15/03/2012 - Cabinet
Effective from: 28/03/2012