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Regeneration, Economy and Growth


Information about our Regeneration, Economy and Growth directorate.

The Corporate Director of Regeneration, Economy and Growth is Amy Harhoff.

Icon for pdf Regeneration Economy and Growth Structure (PDF, 217.9kb)

There are five service areas within Regeneration, Economy, and Growth:

  • culture, sport, and tourism
  • planning and housing
  • transport and contract services
  • corporate property and land
  • economic development

Culture, sport and tourism

Culture, sport and tourism has responsibility for indoor sport and leisure facilities, libraries, culture and heritage, sports and community recreation development and countryside management. Services include the provision and management of:

Planning and housing

  • housing regeneration (including Housing Regeneration team)
  • County Durham Plan
  • planning applications
  • Community Infrastructure Levy, including Section 106
  • Housing Strategy
  • reducing energy costs
  • Care Connect / CCTV

Transport and contract services

  • strategic traffic
  • road safety (road safety and traffic assets)
  • public transport

Corporate land and property

  • asset transfer and rationalisation of our buildings

Economic Development