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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence.
There were no apologies for absence.
The Chair will consider the admission of any late items of Urgent Business. (Late items will be considered under the agenda item where they appear. New items will be dealt with under item 8 below).
There was no urgent business.
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There were no declarations of interest.
SUMMARY OF PROCEDURE
The Committee will first hear from the Licensing Officer. After that, the objectors will present their case and the Committee and applicant will have the opportunity to ask questions. Then, the applicant will present their application and the Committee and objectors will have the opportunity to ask questions.
All parties will then have the opportunity to sum up, and then the meeting will conclude to allow the Committee to deliberate and reach a decision. This decision will then be provided in writing within five working days of this meeting.
The Chair provided a summary of the procedure for the meeting.
To consider an application for a new premises licence
This item was withdrawn from the agenda.
To consider an application for a new premises licence
Ms Daliah Barrett, Licensing Team Leader, informed the Sub-Committee that:
· This was an application for a new premises licence.
· The application was seeking regulated entertainment in the form of live music Monday to Sunday 12:00–22:00, recorded music and supply of alcohol Sunday to Wednesday 10:00–23:00.
· The supply of alcohol was for consumption on and off the premises.
· The premises would be open to the public Sunday to Wednesday 10:00–23:00 and Thursday to Saturday 22:00–00:00.
· Representations had been received during the 28 day consultation period. These could be found in Appendix B of the agenda papers.
· If the Sub-Committee wished to grant the sale of alcohol any time between 08:00–23:00, then regulated entertainment between those hours would also be allowed to be carried out during the same period. The option for the Sub-Committee to condition any such regulated entertainment carried out between the hours of 08:00–23:00 could only be considered in the event of a review application.
· An example of regulated entertainment would be the playing of recorded music.
· The playing of background music could not be considered a licensable activity.
· Appendix A also contained two plans. The first plan that had been submitted showed an area outside the premises which included the public highway drawn onto the plan. Upon submitting the plan, the applicant was notified that the public highway could not be part of the licence application and therefore a revised plan was submitted which omitted the display of the public highway.
· The applicant, in order to use the pavement area, needed to submit an application for tables and chairs licence or a pavement licence.
· The agenda papers also outlined that the building used to be a pub with a hotel accommodation on the other floors. The premises had now been altered and was a public house with residential properties.
· A copy of a premises licence which had been used in the past could be found in the agenda papers.
· The Council’s Licensing Policy stated that the Council would have particular regard for licensed premises operating into the evening which could affect nearby residents and that the Council would ensure that any licensed premises would comply with licensing objectives including public nuisance.
· The Police had submitted a representation (found on page 133 of the agenda papers), but this since had been withdrawn as the applicant had agreed terms with the Police.
· The Statement of Licensing Policy also addressed the Council’s policy on the recommended hours of licensable activity.
· Representations regarding the application largely related to potential noise nuisance and the lack of soundproofing and representations from residents also included a noise acoustic report from a consultant.
· Building regulations were not part of the remit of consideration of the Sub-Committee.
In response to questions from Members, Ms Barrett, informed the Sub-Committee that:
· The applicant had submitted in their own acoustic report and this could be found from page 101 of the agenda papers.
· The acoustic report labelled ‘APT’ had been submitted by a number of residents.
· Section L on page ... view the full minutes text for item 7.
NEW ITEMS OF URGENT BUSINESS
To consider any items of urgent business as identified at item 3.