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Any person or responsible authority can object to a premises licence application or variation of a premises licence to provide the sale of alcohol, entertainment or hot food and drink (between 11pm and 5am).
For a list of current applications and objections please see application notices and licence reviews.
There is a consultation period of 28 days after an application is received.
This time allows objections to be made from the following responsible authorities:
If no objections are received during this time, the licence will be granted the day after the end of the consultation period.
Objections must be based on the licence not meeting one or more of the following licensing objectives:
If objections are made against the application, a hearing will be held within 20 working days from the end of the consultation period. The decision to grant or refuse the application will be decided by the Licensing Sub Committee.
If a hearing is held the licence can be:
A decision will be made within five working days after the hearing. We will inform the applicant, along with the person who made the objection and the chief of police.
Appeal can be made if an application is refused.
Appeals must be made to a Magistrates court within 21 days of the decision being made.
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