Decision details

Consideration of Use of Compulsory Purchase Powers to Secure Residential Property in Burham

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Innovation and Property

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(LGA 1972 Sch 12A Paragraph 3 – Financial or business affairs of any particular person)


Decision Notice D200006MEM


Consideration was given to the report of the Director of Central Services regarding use of Compulsory Purchase Powers under section 17 of the Housing Act 185 to bring an empty property in Rochester Road, Burham back into use and good repair.  Considerable discussion ensued and it was agreed to seek a further more detailed report exploring all options available.


RECOMMENDED:  That a decision on the matter be deferred pending a further report to the Advisory Board on all aspects discussed at the meeting, including the options available to the Council and neighbours, costs and legal advice.

Publication date: 10/01/2020

Date of decision: 08/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2020 - Finance, Innovation and Property Advisory Board

Effective from: 18/01/2020

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