Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 15 March 2017

Chairman:  To be appointed
Venue:    The Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe

Time:  10 am
Email Address:   matthew.nundy@northlincs.gov.uk

AGENDA

1.       Appointment of Chairman.

2.       Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, personal or personal and prejudicial interests, and significant contact with applicants, objectors or third parties (lobbying), if any.

3.       Licensing Act 2003 –Application for the grant of a premises licence at Messingham Farm Shop, the Old School, Messingham.

4.       Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.

MINUTES

Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 15 March 2017

PRESENT: –  Councillors Kataria, K Vickers and P Vickers.

The sub-committee met at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

1398   CHAIRMAN – Resolved – That Councillor K Vickers be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.

Councillor Vickers thereupon took the chair.

1399   DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS, PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests or personal or personal and prejudicial interests.

No lobbying was declared.

1400   (27)    LICENSING ACT 2003 – APPLICATION FOR THE GRANT OF A PREMISES LICENCE, MESSINGHAM FARM SHOP, THE OLD SCHOOL, MESSINGHAM – The Director of Places submitted a report advising members of an application for the grant of a premises licence at the Messingham Farm Shop, the Old School, Messingham.

Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with the application for the grant of a premises licence and representations received from the Licensing Authority, Environmental Health (Commercial), Humberside Fire and Rescue Service and an Interested Person.  In addition, the Interested Person submitted additional documentation with the return of their counter notice.

The Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Licensing Act 2003 when considering such applications were:

  • To refuse to grant the licence.
  • To grant the licence with additional conditions
  • To grant the licence without additional conditions
  • To grant the licence but restrict the licensable activities
  • To grant the licence with restricted times

The Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee received a request from the applicant for the review to vary the procedure for the hearing, extending the time for presentations and summaries and to allow cross examination.

The applicant, Environmental Health (Commercial) and the Interested Person addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.

Following the summary of the case, the meeting was adjourned for deliberation by members and then reconvened when the decision of the sub-committee was stated as follows: –

Resolved – That after consideration of all the information set out in the agenda bundle, and the information presented before it at the hearing, the sub-committee had agreed that the application be granted as applied for, subject to the agreed conditions contained within the agenda bundle at Appendix C and D, being adhered to and incorporated within the premises licence.

The sub-committee also agreed to the changes to recorded music on a Sunday from 10:00 hours to 00:00 hours to 10:00 hours to 16:00 hours being incorporated within the premises licence.