Decision details

Appeals Process for Obstruction to Highways Policies

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


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


Pursuant to the decision of the Executive on 20 August 2012 in delegating the decision on the appeals process for matters relating to the Obstruction to Highways Policies,  the Chief Executive (on behalf of the Service Director (Place Management)) in consultation with the Executive Councillor (Economic Development & Regeneration) approved the following:-


·         Advertisement boards (A boards) and skips, containers and hoardings – appeals to be considered by the Head of Engineering Services on behalf of the Service Director (Place Management)

·         Highway Cafes and Goods on the pavement – appeals to be considered by the Licensing, Environment & Safety Committee.


Such appeals being based on consideration of the information made available by the applicant and the relevant adopted policy of the Council if requested by the applicant.


The Constitution Working Party had supported this approach.


Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes

Decision Reference: ODPL2

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.

Publication date: 24/10/2012

Date of decision: 05/10/2012

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