The Principal Lake and Parking Services Officer presented a report outlining an encroachment application at the Lake District Boat Club, Windermere. The application sought to install two new wooden jetties at the Lake District Boat Club and remove the three old wooden jetties. The dimensions for the proposed northern jetty were 45.24m² and the southern jetty, 40.43m²; both jetties were to be located close to the original jetty locations. The report highlighted support from both the Lake District National Park Authority and the Environment Agency.
Members felt that the application presented an opportunity for improved use of space.
RESOLVED – That the Director of Customer and Commercial Services be delegated authority to grant permission, subject to the completion of a revised commercial encroachment agreement for the following at the Lake District Boat Club, Windermere:-
(1) removal of three old wooden jetties; and
(2) installation of two new wooden jetties.