Licensing Act 2003
Find information about the various application types that the Licensing Department process under the Licensing Act 2003.
A Premises Licence is granted for a business supplying alcohol or entertainment or late night food (on or off the premises).
Club Premises Certificate
Information on the requirements for volunteer and social clubs being authorised to supply alcohol to its members and guests
All sales of alcohol must be made by, or under the authority of, a Personal Licence Holder.
Temporary Event Notices (TEN)
Information of Temporary Event Notices (TEN), which can be used to authorise relatively small-scale, ad hoc events.
What is Regulated Entertainment?
Applications under the Licensing Act must show how they will promote the Licensing Objectives.
Late Night Refreshment
Late Night Refreshment involves the supply of ‘hot food and hot drink’ between 11:00pm and 05:00am.
Premises Licence Reviews
Information relating to applications for a review of a licence issued under the Licensing Act 2003
Designated Premises Supervisor
If the application for a Premises Licence includes consent to supply or sell alcohol, a Designated Premises Supervisor must be appointed
In addition to displaying a notice at the premises a notice must also be published in a local newspaper
The mandatory conditions apply to every licence and certificate issued by the Licensing Department
Fees For Licences
Fees for Licences under the Licensing Act 2003
You are required to give a copy of your application and supporting documentation to Responsible Authorities
The Licensing Department has specialist Enforcement Officers whose job it is to enforce the licences issued by the council
Statement of Licensing Policy
The Council carries out its functions under the Licensing Act 2003 with a view to promoting the Licensing Objectives
Community Centres and Church Halls
Churches, community centres and village halls are exempt from having to pay any fees.
Premises Licence Current Applications
Information relating to current applications for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 is available to view below.