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