Consultation of proposed property licensing scheme

We carried out a 12 week consultation on a proposed licensing scheme for private rented properties, which will help to improve management and property standards in the city between 5 November 2018 and 27 January 2019.

This consultation is now closed.

 

Proposed additional and selective licensing boundaries

Citywide map showing proposed additional and selective licensing boundaries

Proposed additional licensing boundary

Proposed selective licensing boundary

Proposed selective licensing self-designation boundary

Proposed selective licensing Secretary of State boundary

 

Proposed licensing fees and charges

Selective Licence £650.00
Additional Licence £750.00
Pass porting of existing selective licences in Byker and High Cross schemes £0.00
Temporary exemption notice (TEN) £0.00
Variation of an existing licence, for example, change of address, mortgagee, etc. £0.00
Change of licence holder to a new manager who is the most appropriate person to hold the licence and the property owner remains the same £80.00

 

Proposed license conditions

Selective licensing conditions - proposed licensing conditions that the licensing holder must comply with

Additional licensing conditions - proposed licensing conditions that the licensing holder must comply with

 

Background documents

This section contains the documents providing more details on the proposed licensing schemes.

Consultation executive summary - Outlining the details of propose schemes

Consultation evidence report - Detailed report on the proposed schemes

Frequently asked questions 

Consultation Cabinet report - Approval document to undertake public consultation

Stakeholder consultation letter - Letter inviting stakeholder to take part in the consultation

Cause for concern - Guidance document for refusing or issuing 1 year licence

 

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