Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee
Thursday, 5th September, 2019 8.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 3A - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Taiwo Adeoye 01708 433079  Email: taiwo.adeoye@onesource.co.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

Members are invited to disclose any interest in any of the items on the agenda at this point of the meeting. 

 

Members may still disclose any interest in an item at any time prior to the consideration of the matter.

 

Minutes:

No interest was disclosed at the meeting.

 

2.

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To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 30 January 2018, and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 30 January 2018 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

3.

LICENSING STATISTICS

The Committee to receive the current Licensing Statistics..

Minutes:

The Committee received the following Licensing statistics for the period ending 31 March 2019.

 

Members were informed that there had been a steady rise in licensed premises in the borough. At the end of March 2017, there were 555 licensed premises, by the end of March 2018, the figure was 564 and as at March 2019, licensed premises have risen to 584.

 

The Committee noted that there were 41 premises with only Late Night Refreshment licences and 12 premises with a 24 hours licence. It was noted that there were three areas with cumulative impact zone.

 

The following hearing figures were outlined:

 

 

Year

 

New Application

 

Variation Application

 

Hearing

 

Review

Hearing

 

March 2017

 

 

36

 

20

 

 

10

 

9

 

 

March 2018

 

 

39

 

18

 

14

 

1

 

March 2019

 

 

40

 

26

 

12

 

0

 

The report informed that in 2018/2019, 67 applications were received, 51 were granted and 10 were refused. Five applications were received for premises in the Cumulative Impact Zones which were refused.

 

The Committee was informed that Temporary Event Notices (TEN) which was used to make provision for small scale one off events, or situations where Premises Licences do not meet the needs of a particular function on a particular night had seen a gradual reduction.

 

 

Year

 

New Application

 

March 16/2017

 

391

 

March 16/2017

 

362

 

March 16/2017

 

 

349

 

The Committee noted the Licensing Statistics.