Arising from a report of the Group Manager for Public Health and Regulatory Services, the Community Policy Development Group had made the following recommendations: to approve the Environmental Health Fees and Charges for 2019/2020 and that the missed appointment charge to be in line with the missed appointment charge within the extant Housing Policy used by the Building and Housing Services.
The Cabinet Member for Community Well-Being outlined the contents of the report stating that a review of fees and charges was necessary to offset or cover the costs incurred by the authority in carrying out its duties. He highlighted the current and proposed charges in respect of the environmental health functions along with the statutory and discretionary services provided and explained that a benchmarking exercise had taken place with other local authorities details of which were available at annex 2 of the report.
Consideration was given to the range of services and the proposed charges.
RESOLVED that the recommendation of the Policy Development Group be approved.
(Proposed by Cllr C R Slade and seconded by Cllr R L Stanley)
Note: *Report previously circulated, copy attached to minutes.