Decision details

Update Report on Draft Obstructions Policy for Highways (TR44)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The approval of the Obstruction Policy and the related policies for A boards, Trade Goods, Cafes, Skips, scaffolding, Hoardings and containers.


The Executive Meeting considered and approved the following amended policies and the associated changes to the licensing:-


·         Highway Obstruction; Advertising Boards and Trade Goods on the Highway – Obstructions; Highways Café; Control of Skips, Containers, Scaffolding and Hoardings on the Highway policies be approved;




·         authorised the Service Director (Place Management) to agree the appeals arrangements separately from the agreement of the policies, in consultation with the Executive Councillor (Economic Development & Regeneration) following consideration by the Constitution Working Party.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes

Decision Reference: ED1426

Forward Plan Reference: TR 44

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation has been undertaken with relevant interest groups and will be sent to the scrutiny committees for a second viewing before it is submitted for approval.

Contact: Sue Stevenson, Services to Place Email: Tel: 0161-474-4351.

Report author: Sue Stevenson

Publication date: 22/08/2012

Date of decision: 20/08/2012

Decided at meeting: 20/08/2012 - Executive

Effective from: 30/08/2012

This decision has been called in by:

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