Decision details

Housing Regulation Enforcement, Licensing and Civil Financial Penalties Policies

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To seek approval for SBCs revised housing regulation policies.


1. Approved the Housing Regulation Enforcement Policy, Licensing Decisions Policy and Revised Policy and Protocol for Issuing Civil Financial Penalties under the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Appendix A, B and C).


2. Delegated authority to make minor amendments to the policies, to the Executive Director for Place and Communities, following consultation with the Lead Member for Housing.


3. Request the Customer & Community Scrutiny Panel to consider a piece of work to look into the community and streetscene issues arising from the presence of a significant number of HMOs.


4. Request Officers to review website for clarity on reporting housing regulation and licensing issues.

Report author: Rhian Richards

Publication date: 25/11/2022

Date of decision: 21/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/11/2022 - Cabinet

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