Decision details

Contaminated Land Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for the revised draft Contaminated Land Strategy (4th edition), as considered by Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 28 January 2016.


Resolved that the revised Contaminated Land Strategy (4th Edition) be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure legal compliance and to ensure that the Contaminated Land Strategy is fit for purpose going forwards and reflects the most recent statutory guidance, changing financial resources and local circumstances.

Alternative options considered:

1.    Do nothing and retain the current published Contaminated Land Strategy dated June 2011, contrary to the regulatory requirements and statutory guidance.


2.    Publish a revised Contaminated Land Strategy as required by new regulatory requirements, having regard to the most current statutory guidance.

Publication date: 16/03/2016

Date of decision: 15/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/03/2016

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