Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The report to Cabinet asked Members to determine whether a long term empty property, in a poor state of repair, should be acquired through the use of a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO). Cabinet heard how efforts to resolve issues around its ownership had not been successful. This meant that the only practical way to resolve the problem would would be for the Council to purchase the property through a CPO.
That Cabinet agreed to acquire 72 Hilltop Road, Dronfield, through the use of a Compulsory Purchase Order
REASONS FOR DECISION – To enable the property to be brought back into use after being vacant for many years.
OTHER OPTIONS CONSIDERED AND REJECTED – Alternative options, such as proceeding with an Empty Dwelling Management Order, were considered but rejected for the reasons specified in the report.
Publication date: 19/05/2022
Date of decision: 19/05/2022
Decided at meeting: 19/05/2022 - Cabinet