Premises and club licence summary

The Licensing Act 2003, covers the sale of alcohol, the provision of late night refreshment, the provision of entertainment by way of live and recorded music, films, plays, dancing, boxing and wrestling, indoor sporting events and provision of facilities for dancing and music. 

There are three main types of licence under the Licensing Act 2003 - Premises Licences, Club Premises Certificates and Personal Licences.

Eligibility and guidance notes

Download the appropriate guidance notes to find out more about eligibility criteria.

Regulations and policy

The Licensing Act 2003 came into force on 7th February 2005. Under the provisions of the Licensing Act 2003 and following consultation, we adopted a licensing policy statement on 13th December 2004. 

A licensed premises Log Book and Guide is available to all licensed premises within the district. It is designed to help with the day to day running of the premises and ensuring requirements as set out in law are complied with. Download the Log Book and Guide.


Licensing hearings

Agendas, reports and minutes for the Licensing Committee Hearings

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