Decision details

Revision to 'Recreational Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments' Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The guidance document will supplement existing policies in the adopted Core Strategy in order to demonstrate how commuted sums will be used in maintaining and enhancing opens space assets across the borough and will be a material consideration in determining planning applications.


The Cabinet considered and approved a revised Recreational Open Space Provision and Commuted Payments’ Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) revoking the existing Guidance previously adopted in July 2006.

Alternative options considered:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: n/a

Decision Reference: CAB182

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Scrutiny and Cabinet

Contact: Emma Curle, Services to Place Email: Tel: 0161-474-3542.

Report author: Steve Johnson

Publication date: 21/08/2019

Date of decision: 20/08/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/08/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/08/2019

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