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Status:
Call-in
Title:
Acquisition of Private Sites and Empty Homes
Reference:
001959/2016
Urgent Decision - Not in Forward Plan
No
Details for Agenda Sheet
Report of Strategic Director of Economy
Implementation Date (not before meeting on)
Tue 20 Sep 2016
Purpose
To seek approval to the acquisition of privately owned sites.
Key Portfolio
OLD - Jobs and Skills
Include item on Forward Plan/ Key Decision
Yes
Decision Maker
Cabinet
Reason For Key Decision
significant effect on 2 or more Wards
Relevant Documents
Birmingham Development Plan
Decision Type:
Committee
Decision Maker:
Cabinet
Directorate
Other Information
Private Reason
Decision Outcome
On 20 September 2016, Cabinet:- (i) delegated to the Strategic Director Economy and the Cabinet Member Housing and Homes, approval to authorise the acquisition under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 or section 226 (1) (a) Town and Country Planning Act 1990, of any vacant/undeveloped sites in Birmingham suitable for new housing development by the Council through the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust (BMHT); (ii) delegated to the Strategic Director Place and the Cabinet Member Housing and Homes approval to authorise the acquisition under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 of any long term empty properties in Birmingham; (iii) approved the use of CPO powers under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 and section 226 (1) (a) Town & Country Planning Act 1990 to acquire vacant sites and empty homes; (iv) following any acquisition of the sites, authorised the Strategic Director Economy to include the sites within the development programme of BMHT 2015-2020 and to apply for any planning permissions, stopping up orders or any other licences or consents or highways or other agreements as are necessary in order to develop the sites, the letting of construction contracts to be subject to Full Business Cases to be considered by the appropriate decision maker; (v) authorised the Strategic Director Economy to apply for grant or loan funding to support the programme of acquisition of sites and empty properties from any available funding sources, including but not limited to, the Homes and Communities Agency, and the Local Enterprise Partnership; (vi) noted that an annual report will be presented to Cabinet detailing any sites and properties acquired over the previous 12 months; (vii) authorised the Director of Property to negotiate terms for the acquisition of any sites or properties on a voluntary basis in advance of compulsory acquisition as well as to settle any CPO compensation; (viii) authorised the City Solicitor to take any steps/enter legal agreements needed to bring the above into effect including, but not limited, to: (a) take all necessary steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the compulsory purchase orders, including the publication and service of all notices to give effect thereto including High Court enforcement officer (b) if granted power to do so by the Secretary of State, to confirm the compulsory purchase orders. THE DEADLINE FOR CALL IN IS 1600 HOURS ON MONDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 2016. At 11:32 hours on 26 September 2016, a request for call-in was submitted by Councillors Randal Brew and Ewan Mackey. No action to implement the decision can be taken until the request has been considered by the Corporate Resources and Governance O&S Committee on 5 October 2016.
Rating:
1 Diamond
Is the Decision Maker Aware of the Decision:
No
Is the Head of Services Aware of the Decision:
No
Is Decision County Wide:
No
Would the recommended decision be contrary to the budget and policy framework:
No
Further Information:
Decision Options:

Additional Information

Reg 10
Reg 11

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Overview and Scrutiny

Health, Wellbeing and the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Housing and Homes Overview and Scrutiny Committee May 16 - April 18

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Decision History

Date & Time CreatedUser Full NameStatus DescriptionDetails
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 Page 1 of 3, items 1 to 10 of 30.
03/06/2016 10:19:22Janet HinksBusiness Item Created 
03/06/2016 10:19:22Janet HinksCommittee AddedCabinet
03/06/2016 10:19:22Janet HinksMeeting Added20/01/2017 4:30PM
03/06/2016 10:19:23Janet HinksOS Committee AddedHealth, Wellbeing and the Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee
03/06/2016 10:19:23Janet HinksOS Committee AddedHousing and Homes Overview and Scrutiny Committee
03/06/2016 10:19:27Janet HinksWorkflow AssignedWorkflow ID F63F77EC-C115-445E-BE7B-258D2CE4F8B9
03/06/2016 10:20:12Janet HinksMeeting Added26/07/2016 10:00AM
03/06/2016 10:35:13 Status ChangedDecision Scheduled [1]
03/06/2016 10:45:03Janet HinksGeneral Details Edited 
03/06/2016 10:50:30Janet HinksConsultation/Comments Edited 

Approval/Comments

Workflow ActionUserRequested DateResponse Due DateResponded DateResponseResponse Comment
CallIn David Smith Wed 5 Oct 2016 - 12:43 Wed 12 Oct 2016 Wed 5 Oct 2016 - 12:44 Accepted See request for call-in form for details.