Decision details

Hertfordshire Building Control Limited – Contract renewal and provision of statutory function

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.Agree to cancel the existing delegation to East Herts District Council
2.Agree that a new post of Lead Building Control Officer be created in the establishment to carry out the ‘Proper Officer’ functions
3.Agree to a new rolling contract term with Hertfordshire Building Control Ltd to provide Building Control functions on behalf of the eight partner authorities


Agree formal "secondment" of named Hertfordshire Building Control Ltd (HBC) employees to each local authority through secondment agreements and these employees would be the “Proper Officer”, in Dacorum, who would be responsible for formal sign-off of its statutory functions.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - N/A
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 07/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023

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