Decision details

Movable Housing Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To bring forward a policy for moveable dwellings reflecting changes in legislation and good practice and to adopt new standards for permanent residential units.

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Movable Dwellings Policy and its new standards be adopted.

Reasons for the decision:

1)           To enable the Council to comply with the current Model Standards.

 

2)           To be able to justify its actions in relation to licensing of moveable dwellings.

Alternative options considered:

1)           To adopt the new policy and standards which reflect current legislative provision and the powers already adopted by Cabinet.

 

2)           Not to adopt the new policy and/or standards would present difficulties in any future enforcement proceedings.

Report author: Gordon Partridge

Publication date: 17/09/2009

Date of decision: 15/09/2009

Decided at meeting: 15/09/2009 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/09/2009

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