Decision details

Policy for New Encroachments

Decision Maker: Lake Administration Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Policy to be agreed with the Lake Admin committee to provide clear guidance to the committee, officers and applicants as to the requirements tat need to be fulfilled prior to applying for an encroachment.


The Operational Lead for Delivery and Commercial Services presented a report seeking approval for a policy for new encroachment allowing Officers to not progress or present applications for new encroachments to the Lake Administration Committee for determination until all debts owed to the Council by the Applicant have been paid and confirmation that the Applicant is complying with all lease/Licence conditions.

The Operational Lead for Delivery and Commercial Services responded to questions raised by Members.

RESOLVED – That the policy as set out in Section 3 of the report be approved to provide officers and applicants with clarity around encroachment applications where applicants have outstanding debts or are failing to meet with lease conditions.

Report author: Sion Thomas

Publication date: 09/06/2022

Date of decision: 02/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 02/07/2021 - Lake Administration Committee

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