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2          Licensing Sub-Committee

Composition:             Three members of the Licensing Committee. 

 

                                    The Licensing Committee will appoint its Chair, Vice Chair and two further Councillors, who are members of the Licensing Committee, to act as Chairs of the Sub-Committees. 

 

                                    Each Sub-Committee will comprise a Chair and two other members of the Licensing Committee and will be empanelled ad-hoc by the Head of Democratic Services (political balance is not required and the two members may comprise other Licensing Sub-Committee appointed Chairs). 

 

Hearings will normally be held at Lancaster Town Hall commencing at 10.30 a.m. 

 

Terms of Reference:

 

2.1     To determine applications under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005, grant licences, permissions, issue permits, make variations (including rescinding licences), make orders or notices and undertake such other regulatory functions as may be referred from time to time, where objections or representations are received, including the following:

Matters to be dealt with

Sub Committee

Officer

Application for personal licence

If a police objection

If no objection made

Application for personal licence with unspent convictions

All cases

 

Application for premises licence/club premises certificate

If a relevant

representation made

If no relevant

representation made

Application for provisional statement

If a relevant

representation made

If no relevant

representation made

Application to vary premises licence/club premises certificate

If a relevant

representation made

If no relevant

representation made

Application to vary designated premises supervisor

If a police objection

All other cases

Request to be removed as designated premises supervisor

 

All cases

Application for transfer of premises licence

If a police objection

All other cases

Applications for interim authorities

If a police objection

All other cases

Application to review premises licence/club premises certificate

All cases

 

Decision on whether a representation is irrelevant frivolous vexatious etc.

 

All cases

Decision to object when local authority is a consultee and not the relevant authority considering the application

All cases

 

Determination of an objection to a temporary event notice

All cases

 

Determination of application to vary premises licence at community premises to include alternative licence condition

If a police objection

All other cases

Decision whether to consult other responsible authorities on minor variation application

 

All cases

Determination of minor variation application

 

All cases

 

2.2          To give consents for striptease, and to make objections to cinema advertisements and to prohibit films in accordance with former standard public entertainment licence conditions incorporated in premises licences. 

2.3          Determine matters relating to hypnotism performances. 

2.4       To determine applications for pavement licenses under the Business and Planning Act 2020 where adverse representations have been made and not withdrawn or other reasons why the Licensing Manager considers it relevant to refer the matter to the Licensing Sub-Committee.