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Commercial bins on the highway

Decision Maker: Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1)             That Committee agrees an amendment to the model to allow bins/sacks to be left out overnight. This will be a medium-term adjustment and be subject to review in 12 to 18 months’ time once businesses are familiar with the new arrangements.


2)             That Committee delegates authority to the Executive Director – Economy, Environment & Culture to determine the parameters of this amendment, including the types of sacks to be permitted overnight e.g. vermin proof and an appropriate time from when bins/sacks can be left outside from the afternoon / early evening.

Report author: Lynsay Cook

Publication date: 17/03/2022

Date of decision: 15/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2022 - Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

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