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Statement Not upheld Highway adoption 04-Feb-2015
Summary: The events complained of happened too long ago for the Ombudsman to say with any certainty whether there was fault in removing a route from the list of streets. The Council should not take action to remove an obstruction on the route until it resolves the legal status of the route. The current Definitive Map Modification Order will decide the legal status of the route.
Statement Not upheld Highway adoption 26-Jan-2015
Summary: There was no fault by the Council in the way it dealt with a potential encroachment by the complainant onto highway land.
Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway adoption 21-Jan-2015
Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council giving the complainant wrong information about a road. This is because the impact is not serious enough to justify spending public money on an investigation and the Council has already provided a fair response.
Statement Not upheld Highway adoption 10-Nov-2014
Summary: Ms X complained the Council failed to set up a Section 38 agreement with a developer to secure completion and adoption of the road on her housing development. The Council is not at fault in the way it has dealt with the developer about the highway works he needs to complete for it to adopt the roads on the development.
Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway adoption 17-Sep-2014
Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a pavement crossover. I have seen no fault in the Council's decision to take no action against the person who uses it.
Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway adoption 30-Jun-2014
Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the need for planning permission for a dropped kerb. The complaint is late and there are no good reasons to investigate now.