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Houses in Multiple Occupation Licence
Certain Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO's) are required to be licensed by Mole Valley District Council (MVDC).
An HMO includes:
An HMO is any house or flat which is occupied by more than one household (i.e. not all members of the same family). If these facilities are for exclusive use but they are not self-contained with the living accommodation, the property will still count as an HMO.
In other words, only large HMO's that meet the following criteria will need to be licensed:
HMO licencing seeks to ensure that:
If you are a landlord, manager or tenant looking for advice on licencing requirements or are aware of an unlicensed HMO operating in your area, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applying for a licence
If you would like to apply for a licence online, please complete an electronic application through the GOV.UK. Alternatively, please email email@example.com. An Environmental Health Officer will advise you about licensing and the steps that have to be taken to apply for a licence.
Tacit consent does not apply to these licences as it is in the public interest for MVDC to process your application before it is granted.
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