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Consultation started on Licensing Policy

Published Thursday, 31st August 2017

A 12 week consultation has started today on the Statement of Licensing Policy 2017.

Public consultation started for Statement of Licensing Policy 2017

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


How to comment on the Statement of Licensing Policy

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

We welcome any comments that you may have about the proposed policy, which is available to view at:

Statement of Licensing Policy

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


Notes

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, Parkside, Station Approach, LE13 1GH


Telephone:      (01664) 502502

Fax:                 (01664) 410283

Email:  licensing@melton.gov.uk