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Decisions recommendations approved (subject to call-in)

03/02/2023 - FEES AND CHARGES 2023/2024 - BUILDING CONTROL ref: 2344    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To consider the fees and charges for Building Control for 2023/2024.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism, Arts and Culture

Decision published: 03/02/2023

Effective from: 09/02/2023

Decision:

To approve the fees and charges for Building Control, attached at Appendix A, with effect from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.

 


03/02/2023 - WARD FUNDING ref: 2343    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

The Council's delegated budgets scheme allocates budgets of £7,500 to each Ward Councillor covered for the financial year 2022/2023. The funding for this scheme can be spent on supplementing funding public services, for the benefit of the local community.

 

Councillor Hobson of Bloomfield Ward has requested:

(i)£500 as a ward councillor funding donation to Blackpool’s Voice towards the continued support of the foodbank directed to those in need on Central Drive.

(ii)£150 as a ward councillor funding donation to Donna’s Dream House towards purchasing and planting 100 snowdrop bulbs in Stanley Park as a remembrance for families to visit.

 

Councillor Farrell of Ingthorpe Ward has requested:

(i)£27.26 as a ward councillor funding donation to Kilmory Community Centre Lunch Club towards the purchase of food items to hold a Coronation Lunch for the group.

(ii)£147.59 as a ward councillor funding donation to Blackpool Coastal Housing for the purchase a Boccia Set to be using exclusively at the Community Centres within Ingthorpe Ward.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism, Arts and Culture

Decision published: 03/02/2023

Effective from: 09/02/2023

Decision:

To authorise the requests, as submitted.

Lead officer: Lorraine Hurst


01/02/2023 - PLANNING FEES AND CHARGES 2023/24 ref: 2342    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To set out the proposed fees and charges for Planning for 2023/24.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism, Arts and Culture

Decision published: 01/02/2023

Effective from: 07/02/2023

Decision:

1.      To maintain the national charging schedule for statutory planning applications as detailed in Appendix ‘A’ with effect from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.

 

2.      To update the Council’s pre-application advice charging schedule as detailed in Appendix ‘A’ with effect from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. 

 

3.      To update the Council’s charging schedule in terms of the level of fees retained when invalid applications are not subsequently made valid and for miscellaneous items as detailed in Appendix ‘A’ with effect from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. 

 

4.      To agree that the fees charged can be reduced from these rates in exceptional circumstances. At present, such departure requires a published Officer decision from the Director of Communications and Regeneration, following consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member. It is proposed that, with effect from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 this be delegated to the Growth and Prosperity Programme Director.

 


01/02/2023 - LOCAL LAND CHARGES SEARCHES AND EUROPEAN INFORMATION REGULATION (LAND CHARGES) FEES AND CHARGES 2023/24 ref: 2341    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To set out proposed fees and charges for Local Land Charges Searches and European Information Regulation (EIR Land Charges) for 2023/24.

 

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism, Arts and Culture

Decision published: 01/02/2023

Effective from: 07/02/2023

Decision:

1.      To approve the fees and charges for Local Land Charges Searches and Land Charges EIR’s as set out in Appendix A for the period 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.

 

2.      To agree that the fees charged can be reduced from these rates in exceptional circumstances on the published Officer decision of the Director of Communications and Regeneration, following consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member.