A premises licence is required for any premises where any of the following take place:
- sale of alcohol by retail
- regulated entertainment
- the provision of hot food or hot drink between 23:00 and 05:00 on any day
Regulated entertainment is defined as:
- a performance of a play
- an exhibition of a film
- an indoor sporting event
- a boxing or wrestling entertainment
- a performance of live music
- any playing of recorded music
- a performance of dance
- anything similar to music or dancing
Where a premises is to be used for the above licensable activities for no longer than 168 hours, for a maximum of 499 persons, an individual may give notice to the Licensing Authority of a Temporary Event Notice (TEN).
- New Premises Licence A licence is required for any premises where any of the following take place; sale of alcohol by retail, regulated entertainment, the provision of hot food or hot drink between 23:00 and 05:00 on any day.
- Minor Variation A minor variation makes it possible to make small changes to your premises licence or club premises certificate without completing an application to vary the premises licence.
- Variation Where the Premises Licence Holder wishes to amend the licence, an application under the Licensing Act 2003 can be made.
- Interim Authority Notice An interim authority notice may be given to the licensing authority in the event of the death of a premises licence holder, bankrupcy or mental incapacity.
- Transfer A premises licence can be transfered to a new premises licence holder.
- Notification of Interest in Premises Any person who has a legal interest in a licensed premises can apply to be notified of any licensing matters affecting the property.
- Vary Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) An application can be made to vary the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS), which can have immediate effect.