Decision details

Policy Options to improve the conditions of privately rented properties

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for the draft Council Plan 2017-2021




(1)     A further report be brought to Cabinet towards the end of 2018 recommending whether or not additional HMO licensing should be implemented in Gloucester and recommending the implementation of other policy options detailed in this report.

(2)     A policy for the implementation of fixed penalty notices for housing act offences be developed within the next six months.

(3)     The investigation for the case for a discretionary licensing scheme is postponed until 2018 which will be after the extended mandatory HMO licensing scheme has been implemented.

(4)     A policy for the implementation of fixed penalty notices be agreed with the relevant Cabinet Member within the next six months.


Report author: Tanya Davies

Publication date: 21/06/2017

Date of decision: 21/06/2017

Decided at meeting: 21/06/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/06/2017

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