HMO Floor Plan

What’s House in Multiple Occupation / HMO Floor Plan?

A HMO Floor Plan is an integral part of the Licencing of HMO’s. It must give a general indication of the property layout and should detail room dimensions. The floor plans will also need to identify the location of any smoke and heat detectors as well all doors, fire doors, windows and escape windows.

HMO stands for house in multiple occupation, which means a building or part of a building that is occupied by more than one household and where more than one household shares – or lacks – an amenity, such as a bathroom, toilet or cooking facilities or is occupied by more than one household and which is a converted building – but not entirely self contained flats (whether or not some amenities are shared or lacking) or is converted into many self contained flats, with at least one-third of the flats being occupied under short tenancies, but does not meet as a minimum standard the requirements of the 1991 Building Regulations.

If you are applying for HMO licensing whether you are estate agent or private landlord, you may require HMO Licensing Floor Plan by your local authority. The HMO Floor Plan sets out the legal framework and gives guidance for house layout, amenities, heating, washing facility, toilet facility and fire safety equipment.

When landlord considering to apply for HMO license application, the authority must be satisfied by viewing the Floor plan of property is rationally appropriate for tenants by the number of people proposing to live.

Landlords need the following documents along with the HMO licensing application:

• Gas Safety Certificate

• Electrical Safety Certificate

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

• Written Fire Risk Assessment

Portable Appliance Test Certificate

HMO Floor Plan (Showing room sizes and Fire System)

• Standard DBS check

All our floor plan is drawn according to the RICS Code of Measuring Practice. All our floor plan services are covered by our comprehensive insurance cover. We can provide landlord Energy Performance Certificate & Floor Plan in reasonable price.

For more information, please email or call 01442 939006 or contact to your local council.

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