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Licensing Committee

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What does Licensing Committee do? 

The purpose of the Committee is to act for the Council in respect of licensing, registration and environmental protection functions.

Functions of Licensing Committee 

  • To deal with all matters which are the responsibility of the Council in relation to hackney carriage and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators licensed by the Council;
  • To deal with all matters which are the responsibility of the Council under the Licensing Act 2003;
  • To deal with all matters which are the responsibility of the Council under the Gambling Act 2005;
  • To deal with all matters and determined applications which are the responsibility of the Council in relation to street trading under Section 115 of the Highways Act 1980 and Section 3, Schedule 4 of the  Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982;
  • To deal with all matter which are the responsibility of the Council under the Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 for the licensing of Sex Establishments; and
  • So far as the responsibilities may arise under the relevant legislation, functions set out in Part B of Schedule 1 to the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 as amended relating to other licensing, registration and environmental protection functions.

Councillors on this panel