Decision details

New Requirements for Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards in Domestic Private Rented Properties

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report introduced the requirements of the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 and sough determination of the Authority’s approach to the enforcement of these Regulations.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with the requirements of the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-

 

(1)     the Environmental Health service enforces the requirements of the Regulations to ensure that the Council fulfils its statutory duty;

 

(2)     that the fund of £25,000 intended for Energy Repayment Loans is also made available for third party funding for energy efficiency improvements; and

 

(3)     that penalties for non-compliance with Regulations are imposed on a case by case basis up to the statutory maximum and published in accordance with the Council’s arrangements for its fees and charges.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

None

Consultees

None

Contact: Vikki Flowers, Environmental Health Manager Email: vikki.flowers@hambleton.gov.uk.

Report author: Vikki Flowers

Publication date: 05/12/2018

Date of decision: 04/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

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