HMO fees
Houses in multiple occupation (HMO) licensing fees
New application: HMO licence fee£800
New application: accredited landlord HMO licence fee£600
New application: not for profit organisation or registered charity£438
Renewal fee: HMO licence £584
Renewal fee: accredited landlord HMO licence £438
Renewal fee: not for profit organisation or registered charity£438

Variation to licence: change of property owner, freeholder, mortgage or leaseholder details. (Licences cannot be transferred and a new application will be required.)

Variation to licence: change in number of households/occupiers/room information£60.50
Change of licence holderNew application required - see above fees
Sale of licensed HMO or revocation of licenceHMO licensing fee will not be refunded
Late renewal (such as renewal forms received after the renewal date)£800
Replacement copies of documents£38 per document
Advisory inspection on request by the landlord (for example prior to licence application)£152
No access for arranged visit (provided at least 24 hours notice was given to the landlord or agent by the council)£88
Enforcement fees
Improvement notice£584 fee per notice
Prohibition order£584 fee per order
Demolition order£584 fee per order
Emergency prohibition order£584 fee per order
Emergency remedial action notice£584 fee per notice plus the cost of the works*
Interest payable on debts resulting from the completion of works in default of legal noticesBank of England base rate plus 2%
Suspended improvement notice£584 fee per notice
Suspended prohibition order£584 fee per order
Serving copies of the authority’s decision on such a review£584 fee per order or notice
Revocation of notices and ordersNo charge
Failure to comply with enforcement action fees

Works in default, for works undertaken by the council for failure to comply with an enforcement notice or for emergency remedial works

*The charge for repairs undertaken by us will vary depending on the work being undertaken. The charge is based on an hourly rate, plus the cost of materials for the work being undertaken with a 20% administration charge added to the total amount.