Decision details

Corporate Regulatory Enforcement Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Local Authorities are required to review and update their enforcement policy regularly. Members will be asked to agree updates to policy.



That the revised Regulatory Enforcement Policy, as set out in Appendix 1 to the report submitted to the Executive, be adopted.



The policy provides a clear framework for the way the Council undertakes its regulatory functions and is in line with The Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 which advocates that enforcement should be carried out in a transparent, accountable, proportionate and consistent manner that is targeted only where action is needed

Other options considered and rejected by the Executive:

·         To amend the revised policy

·         To reject the revised policy; and retain the policy agreed in 2018.

Details of any conflict of interest declared by the Leader or lead councillors and any dispensation granted:



Report author: Dympna Sanders

Publication date: 23/09/2022

Date of decision: 22/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/09/2022 - Executive

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