Our policies and procedures

Current written protocols for delivering our functions and responsibilities.

Information related to our policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

Anti-social behaviour

This practical guide is designed to help you deal effectively with anti-social behaviour.

Benefit Fraud

Information about our policy on fraud.   

Gambling Policy

In accordance with the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005 South Cambridgeshire District Council has produced a Gambling Policy.

Health and Environmental Health Enforcement Policy

This policy lays out the principles to be adopted by Officers exercising any enforcement function within Environmental Health.

Health and Safety

Our aims and objectives are to ensure, through education and enforcement, that employers ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees by providing safe working conditions and giving adequate training in safe working practices to minimise the risk of illness or injury.

Licensing Act 2003 Policy

This Policy forms the basis on which South Cambridgeshire District Council makes decisions relating to the Licensing Act.

Local Development Framework (LDF)

The Local Development Framework (LDF) is a suite of documents, which together will guide development within South Cambridgeshire.

Planning Policy

The Development Plan is the strategic framework that guides land use planning for the area. It is used to help determine decisions on planning applications.

Planning Enforcement Policy

The Council takes great care in balancing the need to protect the environment while promoting growth and investment.

Site Specific Policies Development Plan Document

The Local Development Framework contains a number of site-specific policies, including allocations for housing and employment development, or safeguarding land for transport infrastructure. These are detailed in the Site Specific Policies DPD, and are also shown on the Proposals Map.

South Cambridgeshire public art policy

The South Cambridgeshire adopted policy on public art aims to promote artistic activity through the creation of new and original art work. Follow the link for more information:

Sustainability Appraisal / Strategic Environmental Assessment

Plans prepared by Local Planning Authorities must undergo a combined process of Sustainability Appraisal (SA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) to ensure that they support Sustainable Development and the Government's sustainability objectives - which are economic, environmental and social - are reflected in the policies they contain.  

Customer Service

We aim to put customers first, deliver outstanding service and provide easy access to services and information. SCDC has launched new customer service standards, which place you at the centre of its service delivery.

Records management and personal data policies

RM Policy and Manual pending approval

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