Civil penalties enforcement policy

About this publication

The Council can issue fines to landlords, instead of prosecuting, for certain offences around:

  • licensing
  • overcrowding
  • management of houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).

These fines are known as 'civil penalties'.

The Council's civil penalties enforcement policy has guiding principles so decisions are consistent, transparent, and fair.

Publishing information

From: Environmental Health

Published: August 2021


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