Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Locality Services - Deputy Leader
Decision status: Awaiting Implementation
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To seek approval for the progression of a Traffic Regulation Order, the effect of which will introduce a 20mph speed limit on a new road off Spencer’s Lane, Melling.
(1) the implementation of a Traffic Regulation Order be approved, the effect of which will introduce a 20mph speed limit on Pye Bridge Close, Melling;
(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 in the event that objections are received during the consultation process, the matter be referred to Licensing & Regulatory Committee for consideration in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.
Reasons for the Decision(s):
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: (including any Risk Implications)
Publication date: 09/03/2023
Date of decision: 09/03/2023
Effective from: 18/03/2023