Consultation outcome

Street works permit schemes: complying with regulation amendments

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Consultation on the requirement for existing schemes to adopt the 2007 Permit Scheme (England) Regulations: consultation response

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Consultation on the requirement for existing schemes to adopt the 2007 Permit Scheme (England) Regulations: consultation response

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Detail of outcome

The government has now published its decision on whether permit schemes should comply with amendments to street works regulations by 1 October 2015.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeks views on whether all permit schemes should comply with amendments to the 2007 Permit Scheme Regulations (England) by 1 October 2015.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks feedback on whether all street works permit schemes should comply with amendments to the permit scheme regulations by 1 October 2015.

Those most likely to benefit from responding to this consultation include:

  • local councils
  • utility companies
  • sector representative bodies

as well as bodies representing the full range of road users.

The aim of the Department for Transport’s proposal is to improve consistency across all local councils’ permit schemes in England. Schemes in Wales will still approved by the appropriate national authority.

The Permit Scheme (England) Regulations 2007 have been amended to:

  • take account of the plan for permit schemes to be approved by a local authority’s own order rather than by the Secretary of State for Transport in the future
  • update the way that street works permit schemes come into effect

Documents

Request for views on proposals that by 1 October 2015 all permit schemes must comply with amendments to the 2007 permit scheme regulations

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Request for views on proposals that by 1 October 2015 all permit schemes must comply with amendments to the 2007 permit scheme regulations

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Published 9 February 2015
Last updated 17 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Published the government's consultation response.
  2. First published.