Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Air quality monitoring data recorded at
Rumbold’s Hill, Midhurst since July 2015 indicates that the
air quality there breaches the UK air quality objective for
nitrogen dioxide (expressed as an annual mean concentration). CDC
is therefore obliged to declare the affected area by Order an
‘Air Quality Management Area’. The declaration process
requires CDC to undertake a public consultation on this matter and
to report back on the consultation to Cabinet prior to declaring an
That Cabinet resolves to:
Approve a 1 month public consultation on a proposed Air Quality Management Area declaration at Rumbold’s Hill, Midhurst and to subsequently report back to Cabinet.
1. That Cabinet approves in principle the proposed Air Quality Management Area, as illustrated in Appendix 1, in line with the Council’s statutory Local Air Quality Management duties.
2. That Cabinet authorises commencement of a public consultation exercise regarding the proposed Air Quality Management Area.
Report author: Mr Simon Ballard
Publication date: 03/10/2019
Date of decision: 01/10/2019
Decided at meeting: 01/10/2019 - Cabinet
Effective from: 10/10/2019