Doncaster Council have issued five fines to Landlords for breaching licensing conditions under the selective licensing scheme in Edlington, over the past few weeks.
The Doncaster Licensing Authority first adopted a Cumulative Impact Policy in January 2008. The area covered by the Cumulative Impact Policy was increased when the Policy was reviewed in 2016.
The licensing service has specialist enforcement officers whose job it is to enforce the licences issued by the council.
We recognise that most landlords fully understand their obligations to keep electrical installations in repair and good working order and that most already undertake regular electrical safety checks. Regulations are now in force requiring that landlords have the electrical installation at their properties checked at least once every five years.
Understanding your rights and responsibility under a tenancy will assist landlords and tenants in helping to make sure lettings run smoothly and that both parties have a clear understanding of their relationship. Deposits in the private rented sector now need to held centrally in a government operated scheme. Eviction can be a complex area of the law and the requirements to be able to use eviction notices has changed.
Creating A Safer Environment Around Schools
You can make a complaint to the planning enforcement team whenever you suspect there is a breach of planning.
If you are having problems paying your council bills, you should let us know as soon as possible.
The Health and Safety team is responsible for enforcement of health and safety law in most service and retail premises within Doncaster.
We have a statutory duty to keep the housing conditions in our area under review with a view to identifying any action that may need to be taken to address housing disrepair issues. In the majority of cases we will seek to form agreements to secure property improvement, however in some circumstances we will use legal enforcement measures to secure improvement if tenants are at risk.