Part 3 - Responsibility for functions

Below are the responsibility for functions.

The duties of the Traffic Regulation Committee are set out in Table 3.08.

Table 3.08:  The duties of the Traffic Regulation Committee

1.

Power to permit deposit of a builders’ skip on the highway.

Section 139 of the Highways Act 1980 (c.66).

2.

Power to license planting, retention and maintenance of trees, etc, in part on highway.

Section 142 of the Highways Act 1980.

3.

Power to authorise erection of stiles, etc, on footpaths or bridleways.

Section 147 of the Highways Act 1980.

4.

Power to license works in relation to buildings, etc, which obstruct the highway.

Section 169 of the Highways Act 1980.

5.

Power to consent to temporary deposits or excavations in streets.

Section 171 of the Highways Act 1980.

6.

Power to dispense with obligation to erect hoarding or fence.

Section 172 of the Highways Act 1980.

7.

Power to restrict the placing of rails, beams, etc, over highways.

Section 178 of the Highways Act 1980.

8.

Power to consent to construction of cellars, etc, under street.

Section 179 of the Highways Act 1980.

9.

Power to consent to the making of openings into cellars, etc, under streets, and pavement lights and ventilators.

Section 180 of the Highways Act 1980.

10.

Duty to assert and protect the rights of the public to use and enjoyment of highways.

Section 130 of the Highways Act 1980.

11.

Power to apply for variation of order under Section 130B of the Highways Act 1980.

Section 130B(7) of the Highways Act 1980.

12.

Power to authorise temporary disturbance of surface of footpath bridleway or restricted byway.

Section 135 of the Highways Act 1980.

13.

Power to temporarily divert footpaths, bridleways or restricted byways.

Section 135A of the Highways Act 1980.

14.

Functions relation to the making good of damage and the removal of obstructions.

Section 135B of the Highways Act 1980.

15.

Powers relating to the removal of things so deposited on highways as to be a nuisance.

Section 149 of the Highways Act 1980

16.

To respond to consultation upon executive proposals for traffic regulation orders to which valid objections have been received and not been resolved or withdrawn.

 

 

Traffic Regulation Committee Membership

9 County Councillors.

County Councillors shall have completed training approved by the Monitoring Officer before taking part in decisions by this Committee.

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