Decision details

Movable Housing Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


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


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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