Decision - Houses of Multiple Occupation - Response to matters raised at full Council

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Houses of Multiple Occupation - Response to matters raised at full Council

Decision Maker: Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report considers the matters raised at full Council on 20 October 2016 following the submission of a petition on behalf of ‘Family Homes Not HMOs'.


(1) That the Committee notes the contents of the report as a response to the matters raised, set out in paragraph 1.1 of the report, in particular;


            (2) That the City Plan Part One is not reviewed and that consequently the radius and % threshold relating to assessments of HMO concentration set out in Policy CP21 are not altered;


            (3) That the Committee support the inclusion of additional criteria (as described in paragraph 3.14 of the report) in a draft HMO policy in the Draft City Plan Part Two, due to go out to public consultation in summer 2018;


            (4) That the process seek an extension of the Article 4 Direction Area is not commenced at the current time, but the situation be closely monitored.

Report author: Steve Tremlett

Publication date: 27/10/2017

Date of decision: 21/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2017 - Tourism, Development & Culture Committee

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