Committee details

Licensing Committee

Purpose of committee

The Licensing Committee comprises 15 Councillors and is responsible for discharging the Council's licensing functions under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005. The Committee also deals with the licensing of taxis and private hire cars, street trading, food and water safety, health and safety, animal establishments and street and house collections. The Licensing Committee is scheduled to meet every eight weeks if necessary.

The Licensing Sub-Committee conducts hearings mainly in respect of contested applications under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005. The Licensing Regulatory Sub-Committee deals mostly with disciplinary matters.



Contact information

Support officer: Sophie Butcher, Committee Officer. 01483 444056. Email: