Decision details


Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1. That the outcome of the 2014/15 Land Sales Programme be noted.

2. That the Land Sales Programme for 2015/16 onwards as set out in the reports be approved.

3. That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director Economic Growth Environment and Infrastructure to:

a. negotiate and accept bids.

b. engage external resources where this will assist in implementing the programme.

c. submit an application for planning permission on any properties included in the programme where this will assist in marketing.

d. offset eligible disposal costs against capital receipts in accordance with capital regulations up to a maximum of 4% of the value of the capital receipt.

e. advertise the intention to dispose of a site in the event that it comprises open space as defined by the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, in accordance with the relevant statutory procedure, and if any objections are received, to refer to the relevant portfolio holder for consideration in consultation with the Executive Member for Economic Growth and Planning.

i)  add to or substitute sites into the programme during the year.

ii) hire security services or arrange for the demolition of any property.

iii)  authorise alternative methods of disposal where appropriate.

4. That the Director of Legal and Democratic Services in consultation with the  Corporate Director for Economic Growth, Environment and Infrastructure and, where appropriate, the Director of Finance be authorised to finalise and enter into all legal agreements required to implement the above decisions.

Report author: Corporate Director Economic Growth and Environmental Infrastructure

Publication date: 07/07/2015

Date of decision: 29/06/2015

Decided at meeting: 29/06/2015 - Executive

Effective from: 15/07/2015

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