Decision details

Adoption of Statement of Licensing Policy 2019-2024

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Formal adoption of the new Statement of Licensing Policy (‘Licensing Policy’) for the borough by Full Council.


The Council, as the Licensing Authority under the Licensing Act 2003 (and accompanying S182 Guidance), is required to publish a new Licensing policy every five years. The current Licensing Policy expires at the end of January 2019.



1)      To agree that the Statement of Licensing Policy 2019-2024 (attached as Appendix 2 to this report) be recommended to the Council as a revised Policy to come into effect from the 30th January 2019.

2)      To delegate authority to the Strategic Director – Neighbourhoods and Growth to make any minor amendments (typographical and formatting) to the draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2019-2024 in consultation with the Cabinet Members for the Voluntary Sector, Partnerships and Community Safety.

3)      That a final version of the Statement of Licensing Policy be presented to the Council on 23rd January 2019 for formal approval and adoption.


Report author: Nicole Terrieux

Publication date: 21/12/2018

Date of decision: 17/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 17/12/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/01/2019

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