Issue - decisions

New Legislative Responsibilities for Enforcement

23/09/2015 - New Legislative Responsibilities for Enforcement (Agenda Item 12)

That:

 

1.     the Council delegate to the Housing Manager, Principal Housing Officer and Private Sector Team Leader authority to enforce the following legislation:
a)         The Redress Schemes for Lettings Agency Work and Property
            Management Work (Requirement to belong to a Scheme etc.)
            (England) Order 2014
b)         Control of Horses Act 
c)         Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015;

2.     the fine to be levied for failure to comply with the Redress Scheme requirements be set at £5000;

3.     the Council only exercise its powers under the Control of Horses legislation where it owns the land or there is no identifiable owner of the land; and

1.     authority to set and recover a penalty charge under the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 is delegated to the Housing Manager and Principal Housing Officer in consultation with the Council’s Legal Officer(s) and in accordance with the Council’s Enforcement Policy