Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee – 25 July 2017

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 to vary a premises licence, Messingham Farm Shop, Northfield Road, Messingham
4.       Licensing Act 2003 -Temporary Event Notice – Common Plantation, Leethwaite
5.       Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.

MINUTES

PRESENT: –  Councillors P Vickers, Swift and Wells.

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

1437   CHAIRMAN – Resolved – That Councillor P Vickers be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.

Councillor Vickers thereupon took the chair.

1438   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.

1439   (5)      LICENSING ACT 2003 – APPLICATION FOR THE VARIATION OF A PREMISES LICENCE, MESSINGHAM FARM SHOP, THE OLD SCHOOL, MESSINGHAM – The Director of Operations submitted a report advising members of an application for the variation 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 variation of a premises licence and a representation received from Messingham Parish Council, a representation received from an Interested Party, comments received from Humberside Police, comments received from Environmental Health (Commercial), comments received from the Director of Public Health, comments received from Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, a location map and additional information submitted by the Interested Party with the return of the 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 vary the licence.
  • To vary the licence with additional conditions
  • To vary the licence without additional conditions
  • To vary the licence but restrict the licensable activities
  • To vary the licence with restricted times

The applicant and an 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 licence be varied, as applied for.

1440   (6)      LICENSING ACT 2003 – APPLICATION FOR A TEMPORARY EVENT NOTICE, COMMON PLANTATION, LEETHWAITE, SANTON The Director of Operations submitted a report advising members of an application for a Temporary Event Notice at Common Plantation, Leethwaite, Santon.

Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with the application for a Temporary Event Notice, a letter of objection from Environmental Health (Commercial) and a location map.

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 issue a Counter Notice
  • Not to issue a Counter Notice
  • Impose relevant conditions (only where the event has an existing premises licence)

The applicant informed the sub-committee that he had withdrawn the application for a Temporary Event Notice.

Resolved – That following the withdrawal of the application, the meeting be closed.