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Decision details

Scrap Metal Policy 2024 - 2028

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council, in its capacity as Licensing Authority, is required to consider applications for Scrap Metal Sites & Collectors. There is currently no policy in force covering the Council area for these activities and it is considered necessary and appropriate for such a policy to be prepared, consulted upon and published in order to ensure that applications for this type of authorisation are considered and determined in a fair, consistent and transparent manner.


Report of the Portfolio Holder for Environmental Health and Community Partnerships to bring before Cabinet the outcome of the approved consultation exercise for the draft scrap metal policy 2024 – 2028. The public consultation exercise concluded on 24th September 2023.



that Cabinet




Considered the draft Scrap Metal Policy 2024 – 2028 as suitable for adoption, subject to the revised code of conduct being incorporated.




(Moved by Councillor M Summers and seconded by councillor T Clements)




Report author: Sarah Gear

Publication date: 22/12/2023

Date of decision: 14/12/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/12/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/12/2023

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