Issue - decisions
Street Works – Changing from noticing to a permitting scheme
Resolved: (i) That Option A be approved and the proposed permit scheme, fee levels and implementation set out in Annexes A, B and F to the report be adopted.
(ii) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Housing, Economy & Place, in consultation with the S151 Officer and the Director of Governance or her delegated officers, to implement future changes to the scheme and associated fees.
· To improve City of York Council’s ability to manage applications to work on its road network, including the ability to refuse applications, enabling the council to better meet its Network Management Duty;
· to reduce disruption on the road network and delays for all road users; and
· to encourage a greater emphasis on safety on street and road works sites through an enhanced site inspection regime.