To rent out properties in Doncaster you may need a licence. The license you need will depend on the location, type, size and number of people living in the property.
The council has responsibility for licences, permits and registrations for a wide variety of activities in Doncaster.
Following various major accidents at Sports Grounds, the need to control the fabric and management of sports grounds became apparent and the provisions of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 placed this control with Local Authorities. The Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sports Act 1987 made it a duty of Local Authorities to enforce the Acts.
Applications for licences are listed below:
We currently operate two Selective licensing schemes in Doncaster. One in Hexthorpe and one in a designated area of Edlington. If you rent out a property that is tenanted in those areas, you are likely to require a licence.
On 1st October 2018 the law on Animal Licensing changed. Previously animal licensing was covered by numerous pieces of legislation, under these new changes they will now be condensed into 4, as follows:
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The council has introduced additional licensing, which applies to certain Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) not already covered by mandatory HMO licensing, this will come into effect from 1st October 2018. Charges will be applied if your application needs to prompted and you may face a civil penalty if you are letting a property without a licence.
If you're a landlord or property managing agent who lets houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), you may need to apply for a licence. Due to the recent changes in national legislation and the introduction of additional licensing, we are experiencing some delays in the processing of applications. Your patience is appreciated.
The statement of licensing policy aims to secure public safety, protect children from harm, prevent public nuisance and prevent crime and disorder whilst encouraging a sustainable leisure and entertainment industry.