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Decision details

Building Control Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To consider proposed changes to the delivery of Building Control Services

Decisions:

Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth seeks approval to terminate the existing arrangements for the delivery of the Councils Building Control responsibilities and enter into a new arrangement.

 

RESOLVED

That Cabinet

 

 

 

a)    Approved the proposal to enter into a new Building Control Partnership with Lichfield District Council, South Staffordshire Council, Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council, South Derbyshire District Council and North Warwickshire Borough Council with effect from 1 April 2019 to be hosted by Lichfield District Council;

 

 

b)    Authorised the Chief Executive following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth to:

i.                    Approved the terms of the new Building Control Partnership and to enter into any necessary agreements or arrangements;

ii.                 Subject to terms for the new Building Control Partnership being agreed, and similar approvals being obtained by Lichfield District Council and South Staffordshire Council, approve the arrangements and terms for the termination of the 2015 Building Control Collaboration Agreement between the Council, Lichfield District Council and South Staffordshire Council and to enter into any agreements or other documents required to document the termination;

 

 

c)    Authorised the Chief Executive, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Heritage and Growth, to agree the detailed terms upon which Lichfield District Council will discharge the building control functions set out at Appendix A;

 

 

d)    Approved that a retained fund be established to manage the surplus redistributed from the existing partnership

 

 

(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor R Pritchard)

 

Report author: Matthew Bowers

Publication date: 04/07/2019

Date of decision: 20/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/12/2018 - Cabinet

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