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Freedom of information request response - 06557

FOI request

FOI ID number
06557
Regarding
Highways
Request

Highway Bond Provision

  1. Please could you confirm what are the individual elements that your Authority includes within their bond requirement for all highways work for S278 and S38 agreements?
  2. Please could you provide an average value for bond provision for S278 and S38 agreements?
  3. Please confirm what items of highway apparatus currently attract commuted sums, and what are the individual costs?
  4. Would you consider using the developer obtained tender value for calculating the bond provision for S278 and S38 agreements?
  5. Please could you confirm your inspection fee or percentage applicable relevant to the bond provision for S278 and S38 agreements?

Highway S38/S278 Timescale

Section S278 Agreements relating to residential developments during each of the past 5 financial years.

  1. Please could you confirm the average time taken from technical submission to the issue of a technical approval?
  2. Please could you confirm what is the average time from technical approval to the completion of a Section 278 legal agreement? i.e. legal engrossment?
  3. Please could you confirm the average time to grant a Street works Permit, post execution of the document in question 2?
  4. What in your opinion is an appropriate timescale for the submission and financial execution of a S38/278 Agreement?
  5. What improvements do you think could be made to the overall process from submission to engrossment?
  6. Section 38 Road Adoptions relating to residential developments during each of the past 5 financial years. Please could you confirm what is the average time taken:
    1. from technical submission to technical approval?
    2. to completion of a Section 38 legal agreement?
    3. to commencement of the maintenance period?
    4. to the date of the formal adoption?
    5. to notification that any bond can be cancelled?

Our response

Response

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for highways.

Go to Freedom of Information on Cumbria County Council’s website to make your FOI request.

Response date
02 December 2019