Application for a HMO Licence & Fees for HMOs

If you have any questions about HMOs please view the other pages in this section and the Council’s HMO Standards (which can be downloaded). If you still have further questions or need further information please contact us by;

Email: hmo@burnley.gov.uk

Telephone:-01282 477299

Letter:

Housing and Development Control
Burnley Borough Council
Manchester Road
Town Hall
Burnley
Lancashire
BB11 9SA

HMO Licence Application 

To make an online HMO licence application please click the button below and select Apply for Mandatory HMO Licence. All the necessary supporting documentation will be required to be uploaded with the online HMO Licence application. The application should take approximately 45 minutes. 

HMO Licence Fees

Burnley Council’s HMO licence fees for the period 01 April 2024 to 31 March 2025 are as follows:-

Licence FeeCost
Payment upon Application– up to a maximum of 10 rooms then an additional charge of £21.00 per room. Payment is by debit or credit card at the end of the online HMO licence application. £535.00
Payment upon granting of the HMO Licence. We will email you for payment once the HMO Licence is ready to be granted.   £388.00
Payment upon Application* (for Licence Holders who are accredited under Burnley Council’s Good Landlord and Agent Scheme) – up to a maximum of 10 rooms then an additional charge of £21.00 per room. Payment is by debit or credit card at the end of the online HMO licence application. £373.00
Payment upon granting of the HMO Licence (for Licence Holders who are accredited under Burnley Council’s Good Landlord and Agent Scheme). We will email you for payment once the HMO Licence is ready to be granted.   £272.00