Weymouth and Portland Borough Council opens consultation on selective licensing scheme

Article Posted -
08 Feb 2019

Weymouth and Portland Borough Council has begun their consultation on selective licensing in the borough which will close on 12 April 2019.

The scheme will be targeted at properties in the Melcombe Regis ward as highlighted in this map. The ward has been selected because it was ranked within the 10% most deprived neighbourhoods in the country according to Public Health England data.

The council has provided guidance on the proposed fees for the scheme which can be found here within the consultation document. Also included are the grounds upon which the council believe that the scheme is justified.

What you need to do:

We encourage landlords to respond to the online consultation which can be accessed on this link. The council has also confirmed that roadshows will be considered and if approved, details will be posted on their website.

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