The Housing Act 2004 and associated Regulations specify certain information that must be provided within the application. All the information required within the application must be provided and all questions answered as instructed. The relevant Act is the Housing Act 2004 and the regulations are The Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions)(England) Regulations 2006 and The Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions)(Amendment)(England) Regulations 2012.
Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of this web form. Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed here.
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You will need to have a credit card in order to pay the required application fee.
You will also need to provide a plan of the HMO showing details of the facilities; sizes of rooms; fire safety etc.
You will also need to provide up to date copies of all relevant certificates which may include:
Gas Safety inspection certificate
Electrical installation certificate
Electrical appliance certificate
Fire alarm maintenance inspection certificate
Emergency lighting maintenance inspection certificate
Planning consent and building regulation certificates
You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application and you will then be contacted within 7 working days by email or telephone to discuss your application.
You can contact us by email at email@example.com or telephone us on 01395 571572 and we can send you an application and guidance documents in the post.