Environment Board

The Council has now changed the way it makes decisions, with the introduction of a new Executive structure in May 2011. The information on this page relates to the position prior to this change. Click here for more information about the new decision-making structure.


The role of the Environment Board was to:

  • Carry out the budget and policy framework for:
    - environmental health
    - health and safety
    - countryside projects
    - building control, and
    - waste collection
  • Recommend new ideas to the Policy and Resources Committee
  • Deal with:
    - Environmental Health
    - the condition or improvement or clearance of private dwellings or caravans
    - matters covered by Acts relating to Environmental Health
    - drains and sewers within the District and outside the District where appropriate
  • Submit an annual work programme, including the programme of any Task and Finish Groups appointed, to make sure the Board's time is used effectively and efficiently, and
  • Carry out any strategic, corporate or cross-cutting work requested by the Policy and Resources Committee

Please contact the Democratic Services team for further information on 01757 292037 or DemocraticServices@selby.gov.uk.