Review of Licensing Policy - Licensing Act 2003
Under Section 5 of the Act, the Council is required to review and publish is Licensing Policy every five years.
Under the Licensing Act 2003 (“the Act”), the City Council is the Licensing Authority for licensed premises within the Council district. Under Section 5 of the Act, the Council is required to review and publish its Licensing Policy every five years.
At the Licensing and Regulation Committee on 6 December 2018, the Council’s Licensing Policy was considered for review, with proposed minor changes.
The proposed Policy with amendments can be found here (pdf, 346kb). If you wish to have a paper copy of the draft Policy, please contact the Licensing Section, tel: 01962 848 188, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prior to adopting the Policy, the Council is required to consult various agencies, as well as representatives of residents, businesses, and existing licence holders.
Your views on the Policy are sought as part of this consultation exercise. If you could like to comment, responses should be submitted by 20 January 2019. These will be considered by the Licensing and Regulation Committee at its meeting of 21 February 2019, and the final Licensing Policy will be adopted by the Council on 28 February 2019.