Licensing (Miscellaneous) Sub-Committee – 24 June 2008
Chair: Councillor Barkworth
Venue: Pittwood House, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
- Declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests and significant contact with Applicants, Objectors or Third Parties (Lobbying), if any.
- To take the minutes of the meeting held on 22 May 2008 as a correct record and authorise the chair to sign.
- Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 application for grant of street trading consent – Karen Coultard, Lakeside Parkway (South).
- Any other items which the Chair decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT: Councillor Barkworth in the chair.
Councillors Swift (vice-chair), Appleyard, Clark and Ellerby.
The sub-committee met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.
703 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS, OBJECTORS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) – There were no declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests.
704 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 22 May 2008, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and be signed by the chair.
705 (5) LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1982 APPLICATION FOR GRANT OF STREET TRADING CONSENT – KAREN COULTARD, LAKESIDE PARKWAY (SOUTH) – The Service Director Neighbourhood and Environment submitted a report concerning an application for a street trading consent at the above location. Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with a letter of objection from Humberside Police.
The Service Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 when considering such applications were:-
- To grant the consent as applied for with no additional conditions or restrictions.
- To grant the consent, subject to different conditions or restrictions.
- To refuse the consent, as applied for.
Karen Coultard attended the meeting, and was accompanied by her husband. Submissions were presented to the sub-committee by the applicants husband, Mr Coultard. He explained that Karen had been trading from this site for the past seven years, and had built up a regular customer base. He explained that trading would be conducted between 9.00am and 4.00pm and therefore would not be at the busiest times of the day or impede on the rush hour traffic.
There was no representative from Humberside Police at the meeting, however, a statement was read to the sub-committee by the Licensing Officer attending.
The sub-committee members engaged in further discussion with the applicant and then convened for deliberation.
Resolved – (a) That the consent be refused on the grounds of road safety and, (b) that Licensing Officers arrange for a site visit, with the applicant, to ascertain whether there was a more appropriate trading site in the vicinity.