Agenda item

Sustainable Drainage Approval Body (SAB) - Adoption & Future Maintenance of Sustainable Drainage (SUDS) Features

To provide the Committee with an opportunity to scrutinise the Cabinet report which looks at ‘Adoption & Future Maintenance of Sustainable Drainage Features’, and which aims to:


§  Approve the decision for the maintenance mechanism for the mandatory adoption of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) under Sustainable Drainage Approval Body (SAB) legislation.


§  Discuss the January 2019 legislation which supports two main options for SuDS maintenance for qualifying developments, these are - i) for a management company to maintain the SuDS features, with the funding will be paid directly to the management company through a continuous maintenance charge on all property owners, ii) for a commuted maintenance sum to be paid by the developer to the Council to allow for future maintenance of SuDS features to be undertaken by the Council.


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