Issue - decisions

Introduction of Fixed Penalty Notices for Houses in Multiple Occupation

09/05/2018 - Introduction of Civil Penalties to tackle Unsatisfactory Housing Conditions within the Private Rented Housing Sector



(1)  The new enforcement powers contained within the Housing Act 2004, as amended by the Housing & Planning Act 2016, be adopted;


(2)  Note that the new enforcement powers will enable the council to serve notices imposing civil penalties of up to a maximum of £30,000 in respect of a range of housing offences, and


(3)  Delegated authority be provided to the Head of Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Housing & Planning and the Council Solicitor to develop and implement a detailed Policy & Procedure in respect of the imposition of Civil  Penalties