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Selective licensing fees
Application typeFeeNotes
Selective licence application made before 1 April 2018No feeApplies where a valid application is made online before 1 April 2018.
Maximum five year licence period.
Selective licence application made on or after 1 April 2018 for newly acquired propertiesNo feeApplies where property purchased by the applicant on or after 1 April 2018 and either:
  • a valid application is made online prior to occupation
  • where the property is purchased with sitting tenants a valid application is made within 28 days of the property purchase.
Maximum five year licence period
Selective licence application on or after 1 April 2018£560Valid until 31 March 2023.
Selective licence application on or after 1 April 2018 - accredited landlords£200Proposed licence holder is accredited with one of the following recognised schemes: NLA, RLA or LLAS.
Selective licence renewal application£420 
Change of licence holderNew application feeLicences are not transferable. Where there is a change of licence holder a new application is required.
Change of property owner, freeholder, mortgagee, or leaseholderNo feeDoes not include change of licence holder.
Change of property managerNo feeDoes not include change of licence holder.
Change of address detailsNo feeFor change of address for any party
Increase in maximum number of occupiersNo fee 
Increase in number of rooms or changes in room size and/or amenitiesNo fee 
Licence variation instigated by the CouncilNo fee 
Revocation of licenceNo feeNo refund applicable where licences are revoked before expiry date.
Licence application following revocationNew application fee 
Licence application refusedApplication feeNo refund given.
Property ceases to be licensable during application processApplication feeNo refund given.
Application withdrawn by applicantApplication feeNo refund given.
Application made in errorNo feeAny application fee refunded.

The proposed fees apply from 1 April 2018 and will be reviewed annually in accordance with the Council's Fees and Charges Policy.