Decision details

Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Plan – Tackling Nitrogen Dioxide Exceedances at the Roadside – Signs required for a Clean Air Zone

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Neighbourhoods & Culture (Councillor Barbara Brownridge)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The purpose of this report is to agree that TfGM on behalf of Oldham Council and the other 9 Greater Manchester authorities seeks authorisation from the Secretary of State to use traffic signs, not detailed in the Traffic Signs Manual, that are required to be placed on the highway network to support the implementation of the GM CAZ.
This report is not seeking formal agreement of the precise location of the CAZ signage and ANPR cameras, this can only be decided once the boundary is finalised after the conclusion of the consultation.
Signage examples are shown at Appendix One, noting that the name the ‘Name of the Authority’ would be given as ‘Greater Manchester’.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That: the Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Culture and Deputy Chief Executive (People and Place) approve TfGM to seek authorisation from the Secretary of State to use traffic signs not detailed in the Traffic Signs Manual, that are required to be placed on the highway network to support the implementation of the GM CAZ.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - The Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Culture and Deputy Chief Executive (People and Place) approve TfGM to seek authorisation from the Secretary of State to use traffic signs not detailed in the Traffic Signs Manual, that are required to be placed on the highway network to support the implementation of the GM CAZ.
Option 2 - The Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Culture and Deputy Chief Executive (People and Place) do not approve TfGM to seek authorisation from the Secretary of State to use traffic signs not detailed in the Traffic Signs Manual, that are required to be placed on the highway network to support the implementation of the GM CAZ.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Publication date: 09/11/2020

Date of decision: 09/11/2020

Effective from: 17/11/2020

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