Officer Key Decisions
The Council defines a Key Decision as one which relates to an executive function and is likely to:
- result in the local authority incurring expenditure or making savings of £500k or more;
- be significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards or electoral divisions in the area of the local authority.
Recordable Officer Decisions
Recordable Officer Decisions are those which are not otherwise published, are not administrative or operational in nature and which meet the following criteria:
- the Chief Executive or the relevant Strategic Director considers that the decision is of such significance that it should be published for transparency and accountability purposes;
- the decision is an exception to approved council policy and/or raises significant new issues of policy;
- any decision to exercise powers of compulsory purchase;
- decisions which would have a significant impact on communities in a single ward;
- decisions to carry out major road works
- determination of licensing applications, building control decisions and notices
- determinations of planning applications and listed building consents; and,
- decisions specifically delegated to an officer at a Cabinet Meeting.