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Cambridge City Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Enforcement & Fee Policy

To agree the introduction of a new fee structure to allow for the service of financial penalty notices up to £5000.00 in relation to offences under applicable legislation.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/08/2022

Decision due: 22 Sep 2022 by Executive Councillor for Housing and Homelessness

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing and Homelessness

Department: Housing Services

Contact: Claire Adelizzi, Residential Team Manager (Environmental & Public Health) Email: claire.adelizzi@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: Requested for pre-scrutiny by Cllrs Porrer and Lee.

Background Information: The Residential Team within Environmental Health, Environmental Services have enforcement powers under certain regulations including the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, as amended including imposing financial penalties of up to £5000. When determining the appropriate level of financial penalty in respect of individual cases there is various criteria for local authorities to consider hence the need for introduction of a fee structure in relation to this.


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