Licensing Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) helps to improve neighbourhoods and shared housing and bedsits for private tenants. We are happy to assist you as much as possible and we are always keen to build strong relationships with landlords, agents and property owners.
Planning permission is required for change of use from a single family property into an HMO within the City of Bath and some properties in surrounding areas. For more information please contact Planning by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Council Connect tel: 01225 394041 and select Planning from the automated menu.
Which HMOs need a licence?
Apply and pay for an HMO Licence
Public Register of licensed HMOs
HMO Licensing and Planning
HMO standards and guidance
HMO documents for programmed inspections
Essential documents for licensed HMOs
Advice for students - external links
Changes to my licensed HMO
How licensing helps improve homes and neighbourhoods
Report an unlicensed HMO
Will licensing stop properties being used as HMOs?
Buying a licensable HMO
Customer feedback improving our service by listening to complaints, comments and improvements