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Fees and charges - Homes of multiple occupancy licensing fees

Please note the charges quoted below do not include VAT.

Environmental Health2023/24 charge £
HMO (Homes of multiple occupancy) licensing fees 
HMO licence fee for up to 5 bedrooms * part 1 fee588.00
HMO licence fee for up to 5 bedrooms * part 2 fee658.00
HMO licence fee for 5 letting rooms or more - charge per additional room                                35.00
HMO licence fee for up to 5 bedrooms - renewal charge658.00
HMO licence fee - incomplete application 35.00
Reminder letter on failure to apply for a licence35.00
Variation of licence (i.e. change in address or new appointed manager)11.00
Missed appointment148.00
Any other correspondence such as sending out a final reminder letter                                       35.00


* The total cost of licensing an HMO in 2023/24 with Uttlesford District Council is £1,246.00 and is payable in 2 parts.
Part 1 fees are to be paid at the time of application to cover the costs of processing the application and inspecting the property. Part 2 fees are levied upon completion of the application process to cover the costs of running and enforcing the scheme. Applicants will need to ensure that Part 2 fees have been paid to the council prior to the licence being issued.

For 2023/24 a discount of 5% will be applied for valid applications that are received without a request from the council.
This will also apply to valid renewal applications received within the time specified by the council.

The licensing period is for 5 years from the date the application was made.
HMO Licensing fee charges will be subject to annual review from 1 April each year.


Environmental Health2023/24 charge £
Housing immigration inspection 194.00
Housing improvement notice - fixed price284.00
Suspended improvement notice - fixed price284.00
Prohibition order - fixed price284.00
Suspended prohibition order - fixed price284.00
Emergency prohibition order - fixed price284.00
Emergency remedial action notice - fixed price284.00
Mobile homes - fit and proper person test fee296.00
Dog waste bags (per 50)1.10+VAT