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Decision details

Approval of the updated Allocations Policy for City of York Councils Gypsy Roma and Travellers Sites

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects, Executive Leader (incorporating Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods))

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval of the revised and updated Allocations Policy and Application form, in order to allocate pitches across the Council’s three sites fairly and consistently.

The Executive Member is asked: To approve the updated draft policy and application form to be implemented forthwith


Resolved:      That Option 1 be approved and the updated draft pitch allocations policy for City of York Council Gypsy Roma and Traveller sites and application form be implemented forthwith.


Reason:         To ensure the council has an up to date policy which reflects the North Yorkshire Home Choice policy and meets the council’s requirements regarding equalities. Approval of this policy will enable the council to allocate pitches to ensure the travelling community are treated in a fair and equal manner.

Report author: Ann-Marie Douglas

Publication date: 16/12/2015

Date of decision: 16/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 16/12/2015 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects

Effective from: 19/12/2015

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