Decision details

Trash Screen Code of Practice

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


The County Council as Highway Authority is responsible for ensuring that its highway and associated assets are maintained in a safe condition and to an appropriate standard.


The Trash Screen Code of Practice which is set out at Appendix 'A' outlines the procedures the county council will adopt to inspect clean and maintain its trash screens.  The code of practice also outlines the methodology used to place each trash screen into a hierarchy which will be used when heavy rain forecasts are received to carry out non-routine response visits pre event, during and post event.


The Cabinet approved the recommendation as set out in the report.

Date of decision: 14/09/2017

Effective from: 20/09/2017