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Houses in multiple occupation with five or more tenants belonging to two or more households, require a licence from the council. In parts of central Doncaster, we have introduced additional licensing for houses in multiple occupation which brings the threshold down to four tenants.
Employers and the self-employed have a duty to ensure that gas installations, appliances, pipe work and flues are maintained in a safe condition.
What is the Safer Stronger Doncaster Partnership?
Welcome to ‘Your Voice’ Doncaster. This is the space for all children and young people in Doncaster to have their voices heard, get involved, find opportunities, access information and advice and keep up to date with news and services.
Many businesses are unaware of their duties under health and safety legislation and do not know where to seek advice and information.
We undertake pro-active inspections of business premises in Doncaster in which we have enforcement powers.
Hairdressing and beauty therapy need to comply with Health and Safety legislation.
In this area of the website you will find advice and information on a wide range of health and safety topics.
Complaints about damp and mouldy properties are common especially during the winter months when condensation is more likely to occur. Disputes between landlords and tenants concerning who should take action to remedy a damp and/ or condensation problem are also not unusual owing to the complex range of factors that can lead to the problem occurring. This page will provide you with helpful information about what can be done to alleviate damp and mould problems and what we can do to assist.
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.