Decision details

Consideration of proposal to implement selective licensing following consultation

Decision Maker: Economy Regeneration & Housing Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Review the outcome of the consultation exercise and consider whether to implement selective licensing in the proposed areas


Resolved – That


1.  Selective Licensing shall apply in Birkenhead West (LSOA E01007127 / Wirral 016B), Seacombe St Pauls (LSOA E01007273 / Wirral 008B), Bidston & St James West (LSOA E01007123 / Wirral 011D) and Egremont North (LSOA E01007218 / Wirral 002A);


2.  The Selective Licensing designation for the above four areas shall commence on 1st April 2024 and last until 31st March 2029;


3.  The selective licence fee shall be at the rate of £585; and


4.  Any future eligible recharges are reserved for consideration of the review of the next Selective Licensing Scheme which will be brought to this Committee in 2024.


Report author: Edward J. Kingsley

Publication date: 08/12/2023

Date of decision: 06/12/2023

Decided at meeting: 06/12/2023 - Economy Regeneration & Housing Committee

Effective from: 14/12/2023

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