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  1. Licensing

    Details of all the different types of licences we can issue. If you want a specific application form see 'related forms' on the left hand side menu or click on the black and white 'application form' tag at the top of the page. .

  2. Application for premises licence

    Application for premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

  3. Application form for house to house collection permit

    Application form for a permit to collect house to house.

  4. Application for grant of private hire driver's licence

    Application form for a private hire vehicle licence and guidance on how to complete the form. All drivers of private hire vehicles are required to satisfy that they are fit and proper persons to hold such a licence. The Council is empowered in law to check with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) for the existence and content of any criminal record held in the name of the applicant.

    A licence is issued for 12 months and to qualify an applicant must:

    • Have held a full driving licence for 12 months prior to the date of application;
    • Complete a private hire drivers licence application form;
    • Complete a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) application form (if applicable). This is required every 3 years and in the intervening years a self-certification form must be completed declaring that no further convictions have been obtained since the last CRB check;
    • Provide a medical certificate (required every 3 years unless otherwise stated) from his/her doctor, certifying that the applicant is fit to drive a private hire vehicle;
    • Provide a full current driving licence (both photo card and counterpart);
    • Provide 2 x passport size photographs of the applicant;
    • Provide a valid Passport (if applicable);
    • Provide your Birth Certificate ;
    • Provide your Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    • Provide your National Insurance Number.

    Please note that the CRB application forms are only available from the Council Offices.

  5. Premises licence (vessel)

    Premises licence for a vessel under the Gambling Act 2005.

  6. Disclosure of convictions form

    Disclosure of criminal convictions form to accompany renewal of a Hackney Carriage licence or Private Hire Driver's Licence.

  7. Application to renew hackney carriage driver's licence

    Application to renew your hackney carriage driver's licence and supporting guidance.

  8. Provisional statement application

    A Provisional Statement is used for premises which are intended to become licensed, but which have not yet been built or converted. A provisional statement therefore, acts as an indicator whether a premises licence is likely to be granted upon completion of the construction work or alterations in accordance with the plans.

  9. Small lottery return form

    If you run a lottery you are required by law to make a return to the local authority that gives you permission to run the lottery. This requires two members of the society to make a declaration about how the lottery was run.

  10. Provisional statement (vessel)

    A Provisional Statement is used for premises which are intended to become licensed, but which have not yet been built or converted. A provisional statement therefore, acts as an indicator whether a premises licence is likely to be granted upon completion of the construction work or alterations in accordance with the plans.

  11. Premises licence

    Application for premises licence.

  12. Minor variation form

    Application to make a minor variation to a premises licence.

    A minor variation would only be applicable for variations to premises licences or club premises certificates that could have no adverse effect on the promotion of any of the four licensing objectives. These are:

    • The prevention of crime and disorder
    • Public safety
    • The prevention of public nuisance
    • The protection of children from harm

    Minor variations cannot be used to:

    • Extend the period for which the licence or certificate has effect
    • Change the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)
    • Add the sale/supply of alcohol as a licensable activity
    • Allow the sale/supply of alcohol between 23.00 and 07.00
    • Allow an increase in the amount of time on any day during which alcohol may be sold/supplied
    • Remove a DPS from a church hall or community centre
  13. Application to vary a premises licence

    Application to vary a premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

  14. Vary premises licence

    Form to use if you wish to apply to vary the details of your existing licence. A variation of your premises licence is required if you want to change any aspect of the premises licence such as adding / removing conditions, adding / removing licensable activities, varying the existing hours for permitted licensable activities or varying the premises plans.

  15. Noticeof application for a premises licence (Form A)

    Notice to be published announcing application for a premises licence with one applicant.

  16. Club premises licence

    Form to use to apply for a premises licence.

    You will need to apply for a new premises licence if you want to sell alcohol, provide regulated entertainment or late night refreshment (the supply of hot food or hot drink to the public between 23.00 and 05.00) in England and Wales. Applicants must not be under 18 years old. Regulated entertainment is defined under the Licensing Act 2003 as follows:

    • a performance of a play
    • an exhibition of a film
    • an indoor sporting event
    • a boxing or wrestling entertainment
    • a performance of live music
    • any playing of recorded music
    • a performance of dance
    • entertainment of a similar description to a performance of live music, any playing of recorded music or a performance of dance

    The above is only considered to be regulated entertainment if it takes place in the presence of an audience and is provided for the purpose of entertaining that audience.

  17. Notice for a premises licence (Form B)

    Notice of appplication to be published announcing two or more applications have applied for a premises licence.

  18. Medical certificate

    Medical certificate in support of an application for a hackney carriage or private hire vehicle licence.

  19. Removal of designated premises supervisor

    Form to use to remove someone as a designated premises supervisor.

  20. Notice of application for a provisional statement

    Notice of application for a provisional statement where there is one applicant.

  21. Disclosure of convictions

    The form to use to disclose any convictions in relation to an application for a personal licence.

  22. Provisional statement

    Application for a provisional statement to be granted along with guidance notes for completing the application form.

  23. Notice of gambling application

    Notice of application for a provisional statement where there is more than one applicant.

  24. Personal licence

    Anyone who plans to sell or supply alcohol or authorise the sale or supply of alcohol must apply for a personal licence.

    A personal licence must be held by a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) but can also be held by anyone involved in the sale of alcohol by retail. It is not necessary for all staff selling alcohol to have a personal licence.

    Please note: You must be 18 years old or over in order to apply for a personal licence.

    The following must be submitted to the Licensing Authority:

    • Completed application form.
    • 2 passport size photographs, one of which must be endorsed on the reverse with a statement verifying the likeness of the photograph to you by a solicitor, notary, a person of standing within the community or any individual with a professional qualification. This person must not be a relative.
    • A criminal conviction certificate. The certificate must be less than 1 month old at the time of application.
    • Completed 'Disclosure of Convictions and Declaration' form.
    • Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holder (NCPLH).
    • The current fee of £37.00.
  25. Vary club premises certificate

    Application to vary a club premises certificate under the Licensing Act 2003.

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