Compulsory Purchase Order-Spencer Crescent, Rose Hill
Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approval for the initiation of CPO proceedings under the approved Empty Homes Strategy and subsequent disposal options in order to bring property into use.
The Head of Head of Housing & Property submitted a report which obtained approval to initiate compulsory purchase proceedings in relation to a long term empty property.
Cllr Rowley, Board Member for Housing presented the report. The Board noted the confidential appendices.
The City Executive Board resolves to:
1. Delegate authority to the Head of Housing and Property, in consultation with the Acting Head of Law and Governance and the Head of Financial Services, to initiate compulsory purchase proceedings to acquire all interests in the property situated in Spencer Crescent, Oxford (full address provided in Appendix A)
2. Delegate authority to the Acting Head of Law and Governance to take all necessary steps to secure the making, confirmation and implementation of the Compulsory Purchase Order, including the publication and service of all Notices and the presentation of the Council’s case at any public inquiry;
3. Delegate authority to the Regeneration & Major Projects Service Manager to take all necessary action to acquire and obtain possession of the property either compulsorily or by agreement and to negotiate and agree all matters relating to compensation payments;
4. Delegate authority to the Regeneration & Major Projects Service Manager to dispose of the property in accordance with the Disposal Options set out in this report.
Report author: Melanie Mutch
Publication date: 19/09/2016
Date of decision: 15/09/2016
Decided at meeting: 15/09/2016 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)
Effective from: 22/09/2016