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Officer Decisions

Strategic Business Services Manager - Matthew Jones

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Disposal of surplus land at Lower Union Road, Kingsbridge


Decision Taken:

It is recommended that a small parcel of DCC land (approx. 80m2) at Lower Union Road, Kingsbridge be declared surplus and disposed of to an adjoining landowner.

The decision taken is to declare the land surplus and dispose of to an adjoining landowner as a ‘special’ purchaser.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

This is land that is residual following a previous highways scheme and is surplus to DCC’s requirements. DCC Highways are in support of the proposed disposal

This disposal will forego an ongoing maintenance liability to DCC.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

To retain the land and maintain at DCC expense.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
David Bowles - DCC Corporate Asset Manager. Email or call 01392 383000
Decision Date:
4 October 2019

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: