Decision details

Corporate Enforcement Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To review and update the Breckland and South Holland Corporate Enforcement Policies and create a single joint policy for both authorities.


The revised Corporate Enforcement Policy be approved

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure legal compliance and to ensure that enforcement action taken by the council is better able to resist a challenge in the courts.

Alternative options considered:

1.     To adopt the revised Corporate Enforcement Policy to guide all enforcement activities undertaken by all service areas with a regulatory responsibility.


2.     Do nothing and retain the previous published Corporate Enforcement Policy dated 2010, contrary to current regulatory requirements and statutory guidelines.

Report author: Sarah Shipley

Publication date: 01/05/2018

Date of decision: 01/05/2018

Decided at meeting: 01/05/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 09/05/2018

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