Decision details

Private Rented Sector Additional Licensing Scheme

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing, Councillor Damien Egan, the Mayor agreed that


(1) the designation of an additional licensing scheme for Houses in Multiple

Occupation (HMOs) so as to include those which are above commercial

premises in the whole of the Council’s area using the power set out in Section

56 (1) of the Housing Act 2004 be confirmed;


(2) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Customer Services to

publish the 3 month Statutory Notices for the scheme as part of the statutory

implementation demands;


(3) the Executive Director for Customer Services, with the relevant portfolio

holder, be authorised to review the scheme, its implementation and

resourcing and make amendments as necessary so as to ensure the

principles of the scheme are achieved.


(4) the change in fine levels applicable to the scheme be noted.

Publication date: 11/11/2016

Date of decision: 09/11/2016

Decided at meeting: 09/11/2016 - Mayor and Cabinet

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