Private sector housing enforcement policy
This enforcement policy aims to prevent risks to public health, statutory nuisance, anti-social behaviour, environmental crimes, unfair competition and trading which is detrimental to consumers and business.
The Policy provides guidance for officers, businesses and members of the public on the principles and processes which apply when enforcement action is considered or taken.
Newcastle City Council follow the principles laid down in the Regulator's Code. The Code is used when:
responding to service requests
carrying out inspections
reviewing and granting licences
undertaking proactive project work