Issue details

Proposed Selective Licensing scheme in Scarborough

To report on the findings of the consultation on the proposed Selective Licensing scheme for private rented properties in parts of Scarborough and subject to these findings, recommend the designation of a Selective Licensing scheme within parts of the Castle, Northstead and Falsgrave and Stepney divisions within Scarborough.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/09/2023

Decision due: 23 Jan 2024 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Arts & Housing

Lead director: Corporate Director of Community Development

Contact: John Burroughs, Housing Strategy and Development Officer Email: Email:

Consultation process

By means of both a paper and on-line survey to residents and landlords.
Community-in drop sessions for residents and landlords
Stakeholder meeting and meetings with individual stakeholders


The consultation on the proposal to introduce a Selective Licensing scheme was with residents within the proposed area, private landlords and agents with properties in the proposed area and all relevant stakeholders

Agenda items


  • Proposed Selective Licensing scheme in Scarborough