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Mobile Homes FPP fees


1. To charge a fee of £225 per applicant to register with the council as a fit and proper person.

Reason for decision

1. There are costs to the council to process and check a fit and proper person application and to maintain a register of person. Given this it would be only right and proper for the council to charge an applicant for this service to recover the cost of administration.

2. I confirm that in making this decision I have considered the following in line with Wiltshire Council's Constitution:


Key decision requirementsN/A
Views of relevant cabinet member(s), committee chairman, area board(s)No
Consideration of the area boards and delegated decision checklist for officers on the issue of when and how to involve local councillors and area boards in decisions about local servicesN/A
Implication of any council policy, initiative, strategy or procedureYes
Consultation in accordance with the council's consultation strategyN/A
Range of options availableYes-See Below
Staffing, financial and legal implicationsN/A
Risk assessmentYes-See Below
Involvement of statutory officers and/or directorsN/A
Regional or national guidance from other bodiesN/A
The council's constitutionYes
This contract is suitable for execution under the e-signature process.N/A

Conflict of Interest

4. Not applicable

Other options considered

5. Not to adopt a policy to charge which would mean the full cost of undertaking a fit and proper person check would fall fully on the general fund.

Made By: Simon Hendey, Director for Housing and Commercial Development

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