Decision details

Highway Adoption and Stopping-up Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approve and adopt the Highway Adoption Policy.

Delegate responsibility to the Divisional Director of Commissioning Services, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment, Crime and Community Safety, to make amendments as and when necessary or required by legislation.

 

Decisions:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the Highway Adoption Policy, set out in Appendix A to the report, be approved;

 

(2)          the Divisional Director of Commissioning Services, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment, Crime and Community Safety, be authorised to make any minor amendments required to the Policy before it was published.

 

Reason for Decision:  A written policy was required to ensure a consistent approach in considering requests for highway adoption and stopping up.  The Highway Adoption and Stopping-up Policy would help the Council discharge its duties in respect of highway adoption and stopping-up.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Venetia Reid-Baptiste

Publication date: 11/12/2015

Date of decision: 10/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 10/12/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/12/2015

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