Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,

"I searched on your website and couldn't find a copy of your 2018 HMO Licence Register as prescribed under the Housing Act 2004 s.232 (1) and the information that is required to be maintained within the register is described in the The Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006.

The latter is extracted here for convenience:

Registers of Licences

11.—(1) The following particulars are prescribed for each entry in a register established and maintained under section 232(1)(a) of the Actin respect of a licence granted under Part 2 (HMOs) or 3 (selective licensing) of the Act which is in force—

(a) HMO Property Address
(b) HMO Licence Holder(s) Full Name
(c) HMO Licence Holders Correspondence Address
(d) HMO Managers Name
(e) HMO Managers Address
(f) A short description of the licensed HMO or house;
(g) A summary of the conditions of the licence;
(h) Date of Licence Commencement
(I) Date of Licence Expiry
(j) Duration of Licence
(k) Licence Number
(l) Number of Households
(m) Maximum Number of Occupants
(n) Number of Units/Bedrooms
(o) Number of Self Contained Units
(p) Number of Non Self Contained Units
(q) Number of Storeys
(r) Number of Kitchens
(s) Number of Reception
(t) Number of Bathrooms
(u) Number of Separate WCs

Thanks very much in advance."

Yours faithfully,

David Grimshaw

Customer Contact Team, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Adult Services Freedom Of Information, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear David Grimshaw,

 

Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
Reference - 11706

 

We confirm receipt of your email received by the Council on 23/01/2020 in
which you request the information below

 

Your request is being dealt with under FOIA.

 

In accordance with FOIA you will receive a response within 20 working days
from the date we received your request for information. If this is not
possible, you will be advised accordingly.

 

Should you have any queries, please contact us on the email below.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Freedom of Information

Communities and Wellbeing

 

Bury Council, Department for Communities and Wellbeing

Performance and Intelligence

First Floor, 3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury, BL9 0EJ

 

Email:          [1][email address]

 

 

 

 

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Adult Services Freedom Of Information, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Grimshaw,

             

 

Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) – REF ID
11706 Grimshaw

 

I write further to your e-mail received by the Council on 23rd January
2020 where you made the following request for information.

 

You stated "I searched on your website and couldn't find a copy of your
2018 HMO Licence Register as prescribed under the Housing Act 2004 s.232
(1) and the information that is required to be maintained within the
register is described in the ‘The Licensing and Management of Houses in
Multiple occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England)
Regulations 2006’.

 

11.—(1) The following particulars are prescribed for each entry in a
register established and maintained under section 232(1)(a) of the Act in
respect of a licence granted under Part 2 (HMOs) or 3 (selective
licensing) of the Act which is in force—

 

(a) HMO Property Address

(b) HMO Licence Holder(s) Full Name

(c) HMO Licence Holders Correspondence Address

(d) HMO Managers Name

(e) HMO Managers Address

(f) A short description of the licensed HMO or house;

(g) A summary of the conditions of the licence;

(h) Date of Licence Commencement

(I) Date of Licence Expiry

(j) Duration of Licence

(k) Licence Number

(l) Number of Households

(m) Maximum Number of Occupants

(n) Number of Units/Bedrooms

(o) Number of Self Contained Units

(p) Number of Non Self Contained Units

(q) Number of Storeys

(r) Number of Kitchens

(s) Number of Reception

(t) Number of Bathrooms

(u) Number of Separate WCs

 

 

 

The Council’s response to your request is as follows;

 

With regard to the information relating to the HMO Licence Register as
prescribed under the Housing Act 2004 s.232 (1) and the information that
is required to be maintained within the register is described in the ‘The
Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple occupation and Other Houses
(Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006’.

 

The information in question is at the following location and is updated on
a regular basis [1]https://www.bury.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ash...

 

Please note: The supply of information in response to a Freedom of
Information request does not confer an automatic right to re-use the
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Should you have any queries regarding this, please contact me on 0161 253
5505.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Paul Patterson

Executive Director of Business, Growth & Infrastucture

 

Freedom of Information

Communities and Wellbeing

 

Bury Council, Department for Communities and Wellbeing

Performance and Intelligence

First Floor, 3 Knowsley Place, Duke Street, Bury, BL9 0EJ

 

Email:          [4][email address]

 

 

 

 

 

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