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Policies and Strategies

Find out more about how we run our services

Annual Report

Find out how we've worked with residents, partners, businesses and community groups over the past year to deliver priorities outlined within our Business Plan

Business Plan

Our Business Plan sets out the projects we will deliver across Fenland over the next 12 months. Its overall aim is to address social, environmental and economic needs in order to improve the quality of life for local people

CMT and Cabinet

View the Corporate Management Team, Cabinet and Senior Officers at Fenland District Council

Code of Governance

We have a code, with six themes, which helps us to maintain and deliver good governance

Creativity and Culture Strategy

A steering group and core group meet monthly to work on plans for our Creativity and Culture Strategy, which was adopted in February 2021. If you have any questions relating to this strategy, please email Jaime-Lea Taylor at

Economic Growth Strategic Refresh

The key role the Council undertakes is to support entrepreneurs, owners and managers when making decisions about how and when to grow or start their business. This refresh sets out how the Council contributes to the decisions made by businesses.

Gambling Policy Statement of Principles

This Gambling Statement of Principles is produced by Fenland District Council under the 2005 Gambling Act and will be the basis for all gambling related licensing decisions taken by the Council as the Licensing Authority.

Housing Enforcement Policy

Our Housing Enforcement Policy explains how we will consistently and fairly enforce housing legislation to raise standards in the private housing sector

Information Sharing Framework

We have signed up to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Information Sharing Framework. This aims to facilitate effective data sharing whilst complying with Data Protection requirements

Rail Development Strategy

Our strategy outlines how we aim to increase community involvement in our local railways, improve our railway stations and lobby for service improvements

Regulation of Investigatory Powers (RIPA) Policy

RIPA is the legislation that governs how public bodies can undertake covert surveillance in the detection and prevention of crime

Safeguarding Policy

We are committed to delivering services that safeguard those who engage with them

Statement of Licensing Policy

This Statement of Licensing Policy acting as the licensing authority under section 5 of the Licensing Act 2003. It represents the authority's policy with respect to the exercise of it licensing functions for the licensing of the sale and supply of alcohol, certain forms of entertainment and the provision of late-night refreshment

Taxi Policy

This Policy sets out the standard that the Council will use to inform its decisions on applications for licenses, their renewal and consideration of their continuance.

3Cs Policy

This policy explains how Fenland District Council will manage and respond to comments, compliments, correspondence and complaints.

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