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Decision details

Review of Enforcement Activity

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Purpose of report: There will be three individual reports which enable the Executive Members to review the formal enforcement action as well as the surveillance activity undertaken in 2019-20 by:-
• Planning
• Public Protection (Environmental Health, Trading Standards and Licensing) as well as the National Trading Standards Regional Investigation and National Trading Standards eCrime teams
• Housing Services and Community Safety

The Executive Member will be asked to approve the report in order to provide a review of the enforcement activity undertaken in 2019-20 in accordance with the council’s enforcement policy, and to meet the requirement of the surveillance commissioner for Member oversight of surveillance activity.

Decision:

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Noted and approved the update on Formal Planning Enforcement Action.

 

Reason:     To ensure Members are aware of the work currently being undertaken in Planning Enforcement and to provide oversight to the activity undertaken in the period.

 

                     ii.         Noted and approved the Review of Enforcement Activity by Public Protection and the National Trading Standards teams.

 

Reason:     To provide ensure enforcement activity undertaken in 2019-20 has been reviewed in accordance with the council’s enforcement policy, and meet the requirement of the surveillance commissioner for Member oversight of surveillance activity.

 

                    iii.        Noted and approved the Review of Enforcement Action in Housing Services and Community Safety.

 

Reason:     To provide ensure enforcement activity undertaken in 2019-20 has been reviewed in accordance with the council’s enforcement policy.

Report author: Matthew Boxall

Publication date: 23/09/2020

Date of decision: 22/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 22/09/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

 

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