Decision details

BCP Council Street Works Permit Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


BCP Council is required by Government to implement a Street works Permitting Scheme by April 2020. Approval is sought for the terms of the scheme to be implemented, following consideration of the responses to the statutory consultation.



(a)          Cabinet approve the conditions to be applied to the BCP Council Street Works Permit Scheme, as described in the attached document, Appendix 2;

(b)          Cabinet delegate authority to the Director of Legal and Democratic Services to make the necessary Legal Order to bring the permit scheme into operation. 

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Transport and Infrastructure


DfT require all Local Authorities to introduce a Street Works Permit scheme by April 2020, or as soon as practicably possible thereafter; the approved permit conditions for such a scheme and necessary legal order are required to bring this into operation.

Report author: Gary Powell

Publication date: 20/03/2020

Date of decision: 18/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/03/2020

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