Oldham Council has contacted the RLA with news that the Council will be implementing their Selective Licensing scheme in various stages throughout the area. St Mary’s is first area to be licenced with the designation coming into force on 1st May.
For more information visit Oldham Council’s Selective Licensing webpage, click here.
Licences cost £490 per property and will last the full five years of the scheme, subject to fit and proper person tests and other Licensing conditions. The condition requirements include gas safety certificates, electrical appliances and furniture kept in safe condition, and smoke alarms fitted and in good working conditions. Full conditions can be found here.
The full roll out is as follow:
St Mary’s – 1st May
Hathershaw – 6th July 2015
Waterhead – 6th July 2015
Hollinwood – 1st September 2015
Primrose Bank – 1st September 2015
Coldhurst – 1st January 2016
Oldham Edge – 1st January 2016
Alexandra – 1st January 2016