Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Changes to the legislation regulating mobile homes sites require that all sites are now run by someone who has passed a "fit and proper" person check. This report seeks approval for this policy, detailing the checks which will be made and the fees charged.
That (A) the ‘Fit and Proper Persons Determination Policy for Mobile Homes Sites’ be approved;
(B) the structure for charging set out in section 13 of the ‘Fit and Proper Persons Determination Policy for Mobile Homes Sites’ be approved;
(C) the application fee of £180 for the assessment of the fit and proper persons check and inclusion on the fit and proper persons register, subject to an annual increase in line with the council’s fees and charges strategy be approved;
(D) the ‘appointment of a manager’ fee of £51 per hour or part thereof, plus the employment cost of the manager (including agency fees if applicable), subject to an annual increase in line with the council’s fees and charges strategy be approved; and
(E) authority to make minor amendments to the policy be delegated to the Head of Housing and Health in consultation with the Executive Member for Wellbeing.
Report author: Paul Thomas-Jones
Publication date: 06/09/2023
Date of decision: 05/09/2023
Decided at meeting: 05/09/2023 - Executive
Effective from: 14/09/2023