Decision details

Environment and Leisure & Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The subject of the decision:


This report presented the updated Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy.  The Directorates must have an enforcement policy to ensure that they act fairly and consistently when taking enforcement action and this approach was to be agreed by Council.


Alternative options considered:




The reason for the decision:


Failure to abide by the principles of good enforcement set out in the Regulators’ Code (April 2014) which was issued under the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, the Code for Crown Prosecutors and the Regulatory Enforcement Sanctions Act 2008, may prejudice any enforcement action considered or taken by the Directorates.


The decision:


That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the Environment and Leisure and Communities Directorates Enforcement Policy attached at Annex A of the report is adopted.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Vikki Flowers, Environmental Health Manager Email:

Report author: Vikki Flowers

Publication date: 09/06/2021

Date of decision: 08/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/06/2021 - Cabinet

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