Decision details

Street Lighting

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet will be asked to consider the outcomes of engagement with the County Council and town and parish councils in respect of the ownership and future management of street lighting within the district, including the links between this topic and the Council’s wider review of its relationship with town and parish councils.





1.       The results of the street lighting audit, be acknowledged.


2.       The issue of streetlight ownership be returned to as a part of the wider planned review of its relationship with town and parish councils in 2023, linking it to more holistic discussions around the management of the urban realm.


3.       The information gathered from the audit be shared with Suffolk County Council and officers be authorised to support parish and town councils in that dialogue.

Report author: Alex Wilson

Publication date: 10/11/2022

Date of decision: 08/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 08/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/11/2022

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