Decision details

Council Highway Inspection Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To request approval for the adoption of a single BCP Council Highway Inspection Policy that aligns with the latest Code of Practice ‘Well Managed Highway


RESOLVED that: -

(a)           the proposed Highway Inspection Policy as set out in Appendix 1 aligned to the Code of Practice ‘Well managed Highway Infrastructure’ be approved; and

(b)           the Director of Environment in consultation with the Director of Finance and Portfolio Holder for Environment be delegated to make operational adjustments to the Policy because of Code of Practice amendments and/or risks identified with the Councils insurers.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Environment, Cleansing and Waste


To provide and consolidate a unified approach to Highway Inspections across the BCP Council geographical area in accordance with the published Code of Practice.

The Highway Inspection Policy is a live document that will be monitored on a continual basis. Refining our approach and revising the document is inevitable and by delegating authority to the Service Director for Environment in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment will enable necessary changes to be made swiftly.

Report author: Simon Legg

Publication date: 31/07/2021

Date of decision: 28/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 28/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/08/2021

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