Decision details

Shared Building Control Services

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose: To introduce miscellaneous charges for various Building Control services



1)         the creation of a 3-way Shared Building Control Service to commence in Summer 2016 between Wokingham Borough Council, The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) and West Berkshire District Council (WBDC) be approved;

2)         authority be delegated to the Director of Environment/Director of Finance and Resources and Executive Member for Resident Services to sign the legal agreement to enter into the 3-way shared service;

3)         the Council should work together with the other members of the shared service during the early stages of the shared service arrangement to consider opportunities for an alternative longer-term model for Building Control Services to further enable all parties to realise opportunities for profit to be generated and returned to these organisations;

4)         the Building Control Shared Service Joint Board (Building Control Board) be established to oversee the strategic leadership of the building control shared service and that the Executive Member responsible for this area be appointed to this Board and authorised to make decisions on behalf of the Council about the Building Control Shared Service.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC817

Contact: Marcia Head Email: Tel: 0118 974 6447.

Report author: Marcia Head

Publication date: 31/03/2016

Date of decision: 31/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 31/03/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 09/04/2016

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