Planning Policies How we plan for future development and how you can get involved. Safeguarding The Council has a legal duty to safeguard children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to excellent safeguarding practice and promote safeguarding as everyone's responsibility. Enforcement Policy The Council's Enforcement Policy sets out how we deal with enforcing the laws that we have a duty to enforce as a Local Authority. Housing Policies Here you can view our Housing Policies including Private Sector Housing Renewal, Tenancy Strategy, and Housing Allocation Policy. Licensing Policies Here you can find our licensing policies from gambling to driver policies. Finance and Risk Policies Financial Procedures, Treasury Management, Risk and Opportunity Management Strategy, and other Finance and Risk policies. SeaMoor Lotto Policies Policies relating to SeaMoor Lotto, our lottery for good causes. Byelaws relating to UAV (Drone) Flights Anyone seeking to use a drone for any kind of commercial activity must get 'Permission' from the Civil Aviation Authority, or they could face prosecution. Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 The Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) sets out the ways in which the council can lawfully carry out investigations when we want to use surveillance techniques. Confidential Reporting (Whistleblowing) Policy How we protect workers from the consequences, actual or feared, of raising concerns about serious misconduct or malpractice such as fraud, cheating, or unsafe practices where they work.