Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
This decision is taken under delegated powers set out in Paragraph 145 of the Officer Scheme of Delegation in the Council’s constitution, which grants delegated authority to undertake all action in order to regulate any actual, perceived or potential breach of any of the Town and Country Planning Legislation including:
(f) to determine whether or not to take and/or to cease action whether because in his/her opinion the breach is trivial, there is insufficient demonstrable harm and/or, it is not expedient to take / continue to take action
This authority has been delegated to me through the Local Scheme of Nomination for the Executive Director for Place.
The additional trees removed to facilitate the development formed only a small part of a large group of trees. There removal makes little difference to the appearance of the area.
Formal action not justified as no significant harm to areas appearance.
Publication date: 03/08/2022
Date of decision: 01/08/2022