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Land Quality Strategy Review

Meeting: 09/12/2020 - Cabinet (Item 109)

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The Head of Environmental Sustainability has submitted a report to agree the adoption of the updated Land Quality Strategy 2020.

Recommendation: That Cabinet resolves to:

1.    Approve the revised Land Quality Strategy for adoption;

Continue to endorse the approved procedure for dealing with contaminated land by:

- Using the development control regime wherever possible in order to assess and remediate land affected by contamination.

- Where this is not possible we will utilise powers under Part 2a of the Environmental Protection Act (1990) in order to ensure contaminated land is remediated; and

2. Note that if works are required under Part 2a Of the Environmental Protection Act (1990), then this will be funded from contingencies and reserves.

 

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Minutes:

The Head of Environmental Sustainability had submitted a report to agree the adoption of the updated Land Quality Strategy 2020.

Councillor Tom Hayes,  Cabinet Member for Green Transport and Zero Carbon Oxford, introduced the report. The Council was obliged to review its Land Quality Strategy every 4 or 5 years. For this review it had not been seen necessary to do more than make a few minor modifications and updates.

 

Cabinet resolved to:

1.    Approve the revised Land Quality Strategy for adoption;

Continue to endorse the approved procedure for dealing with contaminated land by:

- Using the development control regime wherever possible in order to assess and remediate land affected by contamination.

- Where this is not possible we will utilise powers under Part 2a of the Environmental Protection Act (1990) in order to ensure contaminated land is remediated; and

2. Note that if works are required under Part 2a Of the Environmental Protection Act (1990), then this will be funded from contingencies and reserves.