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Register of HMO Licences

Somerset West and Taunton Council is required under the Housing Act 2004 to maintain a register of current HMO licences, temporary exemptions from HMO licensing and interim management orders. This must include certain information, as listed in The Licensing and Management of Houses in Multiple Occupation and Other Houses (Miscellaneous Provisions) (England) Regulations 2006.

Somerset West and Taunton Council publishes a shortened version of the register which is updated approximately monthly. Register of HMO Licences

Somerset West and Taunton Council does not condone the use of direct marketing undertake by third parties accessing this information. By doing so, third parties could find themselves in breach of data protection legislation by not gaining consent from the individuals concerned.

Contact us if you believe a property is an HMO but is not listed on the register.

If you wish to have a copy of the full register, please contact us using You can receive the information electronically or make an appointment to attend our offices.

If you request the information electronically, Somerset West and Taunton Council only provides this type of data as a pdf to comply with its responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 2018.