Selective Licensing and what it means for Nottingham landlords

21/08/2018

Do you let out a private property in Nottingham?

If so, you need to be in the know about the Selective Licensing scheme, which came into force on 1st August 2018. 

Selective Licensing aims to raise standards across Nottingham's private rented sector. 

 

About Selective Licensing

Selective Licensing requires private rented properties in certain areas of the city to be licensed. The scheme covers 90% of the city and affects areas in the following areas: Arboretum, Bestwood, Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Basford, Berridge, Bridge, Clifton North, Clifton South, Dales, Dunkirk and Lenton, Leen Valley, Mapperley, Radford and Park, Sherwood, St Ann's, Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey. 

Check if your property is in the affected area here

If your property requires a licence you will need to register for an account and apply online here. Start preparing the required documentation to support your application now. 

Don't delay... it is a legal requirement to apply for a licence. If you don't, it may result in financial penalties of up to £30,000 or a prosecution through the courts. 

Please email selective.licensing@nottinghamcity.gov.uk or call 0115 876 1331 if you require any further information.