Decision details

Delegation of planning functions to Salford City Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The planning service experiences peaks of work load which need to be managed in a way that enables performance to be maintained. The purpose of this report is to enable Salford City Council to be commissioned to provide support as and when required to enable the workload to be managed within performance targets.


RESOLVED - That:It is recommended that Salford City Council are approved to provide those planning services which are delegated to them from time to time.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - Delegate planning functions to enable short term resource support to be provided.
Option 2 - Accept a reduction in performance with the risk that the service could be placed in special measures if the trend was to continue

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Other reasons / organisations consulted


Contact: Carol Brown, Assistant Executive Director - Environment 0161 770 4452/ Email: Email:

Publication date: 07/11/2017

Date of decision: 01/11/2017

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