Melton Borough Council

Statement of Licensing Policy 2017

A 12 week public consultation has started on the Statement of Licensing Policy 2017 and anyone wishing to view the policy or make any comments is invited to do so now.


You can view the policy at: Draft Statement of Licensing Policy 2017

A paper copy is available to view at the Council Offices or by post upon request.

Background information 

The Licensing Act 2003 has been in effect since November 2005, it regulates persons and premises that provide licensable activities, which are; the sale or supply of alcohol, the provision of regulated entertainment and the provision of late night refreshment.

The Act requires the council to publish a Statement of Licensing Policy; this policy sets out how the council will administer its licensing functions under the Act. The policy must be kept under review and remains in existence for up to five years. 

Melton Borough Council is seeking to make amendments to the existing policy as listed below:

Proposed changes to the policy

The main changes in the consultation are summarised below:

· Cumulative Impact: amendment to the hours which this will have effect.


The consultation carries a 12 week period for comments which is taking place between 31 August 2017 and 23 November 2017.

Although we are not able to give an individual response to each comment received, all comments will be presented to Full Council on 13 December 2017 for due consideration.

The final day for consultation comments is 23 November 2017.  If you wish to submit a comment on the proposed Statement of Licensing Policy please do so in writing to:

The Licensing and Compliance Officer
Melton Borough Council
Station Approach
Burton Street
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1GH

Contact us: 

Telephone:      (01664) 502502

Fax:                 (01664) 410283