Decisions delegated to Officers

Under the Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014, the council is required to publish a notice of the actions taken by officers where they have exercised authority delegated to them by the constitution or the committees of the council, where the decision is to:


Decisions in relation to Building Control are published separately on the Devon Building Control website at here
Decisions in relation to Planning are published separately on the Council's website at here
Decisions in relation to Licensing are published separately on the Council's website at here

The regulations do not provide for the publication of reports on all decisions. The related guidance (available here) gives the following examples of decisions that should be published.

The record of the decision must detail:

The decision record will be kept for inspection and published here as soon as reasonably practical after the date of the decision.

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by council officers.

Alternatively you can visit the decisions by Cabinet, committees, etc page for information on decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

Officer decisions
Title Date
Issue of licence for site licence reference 19/01719/SITSCR 04/12/2019
Issue of licence for home boarding reference 19/01656/ANIWEL 04/12/2019