Decision - Proposed prohibition of right-turn on The Crescent, Thornton

Decision details

Proposed prohibition of right-turn on The Crescent, Thornton

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval for the provision of a right-turn ban on The Crescent, Thornton.

 

Decision:

Decision: That

 

(1)  the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will prohibit all traffic from turning right from The Crescent onto Moor Lane, Thornton;

 

(2)  the necessary legal procedures, including those of public consultation and advertising the Council’s intention to implement the Order, be approved;

 

(3)  in the event that no objections are received during the consultation process referred to in (2) above, the Chief Legal & Democratic Officer be authorised to make the Order  and the Highway Management Manager be authorised to implement the Order; and

 

(4)  in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to the Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

 

Reason for the Decision:

 

The Council has the power to revoke a Traffic Regulation Order (Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984) as well as the power to make a new Traffic Regulation Order (Section 1 of that Act). Authorisation to advertise new Traffic Regulation Orders falls under the remit of Cabinet Member Locality Services.

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:

 

None.

Publication date: 07/01/2019

Date of decision: 07/01/2019

Effective from: 15/01/2019

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