Decision details

Swaffham Air Quality Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To declare an Air Quality Management Area in Swaffham.

Decision:

1)     Declare an AQMA as recommended by Bureau Beritas in the most recent detailed assessment and subsequently develop and submit, in consultation, an air quality action plan for the AQMA area.

2)     An Air Quality Management Area be declared for the geographical area described in detail in the draft order appended to the report.

Reasons for the decision:

To meet the duty imposed on the Council by S.83 Environment Act to manage air quality and ensure that air quality objectives are met, through the declaration of an AQMA, development of an action plan and subsequent further assessment; and avoid possible action against the authority.

Alternative options considered:

1.     Declare an AQMA as recommended by Bureau Beritas in the most recent detailed assessment and subsequently develop and submit, in consultation, an air quality action plan for the AQMA area.

2.     Do nothing.

Report author: Richard Boole

Publication date: 22/03/2017

Date of decision: 21/03/2017

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/03/2017

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