Committee details

Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

Terms of Reference

(a)        Except as provided in the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005, the discharge of all functions of the District Council as licensing authority prescribed by those acts;

(b)        the issue, renewal, transfer, suspension and revocation of hackney carriage, private hire vehicle, driver and operator licenses;

(c)        applications for the licensing of sex establishments

(d)        the discharge of relevant functions relating to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011; and

(d)        the discharge of all other functions relating to licensing and registration in so far as they are the responsibility of the District Council.



Contact information

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