Decision - Swift Boxes in New Development

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Swift Boxes in New Development

Decision Maker: Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report will consider the feasibility of installing swift boxes/bricks in new developments.


RESOLVED: That the Committee


1        Noted the introduction of a model planning condition and informative requiring the provision of bee bricks which have been attached to all planning permissions for new build developments from 1st November 2019.


2        Agreed to the introduction from 1st April 2020 of a model planning condition and informative (Appendix 1) requiring the provision of swift boxes (including swiftbricks)in planning permission granted for new development and an informal advice note, as set out in paragraphs 3.6 to 3.8 of the report (Appendix 2) and grants delegated authority to the Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture to make minor amendments to the note having consulted the members of the three Groups who sit on this committee in advance of implementation.


Report author: Paul Vidler

Publication date: 06/03/2020

Date of decision: 05/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 05/03/2020 - Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee

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