Decision details

Houses in Multiple Occupation - Article 4 Direction (Cab.18.3.2020/16)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


In addition to the matters raised within the report, Members noted the need for officers to have sufficient capacity to enforce the Direction and the need to understand the environmental impact of Houses of Multiple Occupation.




(i)    that the making of an Article 4 Direction, to remove permitted development rights for conversion of residential dwelling houses into Houses of Multiple Occupation as detailed in the appendix to the report, be approved


(ii)  that representations received in response to publication of the statutory notice of the making of the Direction be reported back to Cabinet to determine whether the Direction should be confirmed

Publication date: 13/07/2020

Date of decision: 18/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/03/2020

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