Chief executive and leadership team

Heads of service - place & community

We have eight heads of service who are responsible for key areas of our activities. The following four heads of service work to Richard King, Director of place and community.

Place & community - heads of service

Head of economic growth
[email protected]

Major development projects. Car parking management and strategy. Civil parking enforcement. Business support and inward investment. City/town centre development. Lichfield city centre development strategy. Planning policy. Development plans and implementation. HS2. Tourism and the visitor economy, including the tourist information centre. CCTV. 

Head of development services (acting)
[email protected]

Development management. Development enforcement. Southern Staffordshire Building Control Partnership. Urban design and conservation. Land charges shared service. Environmental improvement projects. Countryside management and bio diversity.

Head of leisure & operational services (No appointment)

Management of leisure centres. Management of parks and open spaces. Reservoir management. Leisure strategy and development. Sport development. Sports partnerships. Grounds maintenance. Street cleansing. Public toilets. Shopmobility. Abandoned vehicles. Depot management. Fleet management. Lichfield Garrick liaison.

Head of regulatory services 
[email protected]

Homelessness and housing advice. Housing strategy and affordable housing. Housing and health partnerships. Affordable warmth. Disabled facilities grants. Food safety regulation and enforcement. Environmental protection, including pollution, nuisance, scrap metal dealers, stray dogs and pest control. Infectious disease control. Housing regulation Licensing. District Board. Community Safety Partnership. Locality commissioning. Small grants. Anti-social behaviour. Community transport. Community hubs. Safeguarding. Emergency planning and business continuity.