Selective licensing in Broughton

Salford City Council is considering designating  a selective licensing scheme in part of the Broughton area for a five-year period. Consultation on the proposals will commence on 17 June 2015 and will run for 10 weeks, ending on 26 August 2015.

Selective licensing requires certain landlords who privately rent properties in the proposed area to obtain a licence from the council. If granted, a licence will be issued with a number of conditions which the landlord must comply with. It is a criminal offence to operate a privately rented property without a licence. A landlord will also commit a criminal offence if they fail to comply with any of the conditions of a licence. The proposed licence conditions can be found below.

Prior to designating an area for selective licensing, the council is required by law to consult with people, businesses and organisations that are likely to be affected by the proposals and also consider any views fully before making a decision.

The council has produced a consultation document which sets out a detailed explanation of the proposals and explains selective licensing in more detail. If you wish to view the consultation document, you can find it below along with a map, street list of the proposed area and proposed licence conditions. 

What do you think?

We feel that the area would benefit from selective licensing. Your views and opinions are very important to us. You can comment on our proposals in a number of ways:

  • complete and return the short questionnaire, which you can download below
  • write to us at the address listed at the bottom of the page
  • telephone us on 0161 793 3344

The team will be at Broughton Hub, on Wednesday 24 June between 6.00pm and 8.00pm should you wish to come and talk to us about the proposals.

We must have your questionnaire and or comments back by 26 August 2015 for your views to count, don't miss this opportunity to have a say on our proposals!

Who to contact

Name
Landlord Licensing Team
Address
Salford City Council
Unity House
Chorley Road
Swinton
Salford
M27 5AW
Map to this location
Telephone
0161 793 3344
Email
landlord.licensing@salford.gov.uk

This page was last updated on 23 June 2015

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