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  1. Variation designated premises supervisor

    Application to vary a premises licence to specify an individual as designated premises supervisor under the Licensing Act 2003.

  2. Ginns Off Street Car Parking Places Order 2015

    The Copeland Borough Council (Ginns Off Street Car Parking Places) Order 2015 v2

  3. Review of a premises licence

    Application for review of a premises licence or club premises certificate.

  4. App for prem licence, Irton Hall Grey Lady room

    Notice of an application for a premises licence for the Grey Lady Funstion Room at Irton Hall.

  5. Notice for a premises licence (Form B)

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

  6. Land charges personal search

    A personal search is an inspection of the Local Land Charges Register and can be carried out by anyone.  Please note that a personal search does not provide all the information given on a full (LLC1 and CON29) search.

  7. Notice to vary a licence

    The Co-op Egremont has applied for variation to its premises licence to allow it to sell alcohol.

  8. Premises Licence Application - La'al Persian

    Application for Premises Licence - La'al Persian

  9. 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.
  10. Special Cumulative Impact Policy

    The purpose of this report is to request that defined areas of Whitehaven town centre be included within a new special cumulative impact policy.

  11. Designated premises supervisor consent

    Form for you to complete if you consent to being the specified premises supervisor.

  12. Publication of statement of licensing policy 2016

    Notice of publication of statement of licensing policy 2016 - Gambling Act 2005.

  13. Interim authority notice

    Form to use to apply for interim authority to take over a licence. An Interim authority notice (IAN) is relevant following death, mental incapacity, insolvency or dissolution of the premises licence holder. This allows for the premises licence to be reinstated for a maximum of three months to allow time for a transfer application.

  14. Application for a personal licence

    Application for personal licence

  15. Notice of application for a provisional statement

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

  16. Puncheon - Variation - October 13

    Notice of application to vary premises licence at the Puncheon, Whitehaven

  17. Land charges notice

    Notice of our land charges service.

  18. Application for a Premises Licence

    Application for a Premises Licence - Harveys Convenience

  19. Transfer a premises licence

    Application to transfer a premises licence. A transfer of a premises licence is required when the current licence holder wishes to remove his/her name from the licence, add another licence holder on to the existing licence or if a premises changes ownership to add a new licence holder. The consent form must be completed and signed by the current licence holder. If the current licence holder is unable to sign the form, then the new licence holder must demonstrate that they have taken reasonable steps to locate the existing licence holder.



  20. Letter - Dreft Revised P{olicy


  21. 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
  22. Revised statement of licensing policy

    Publication of revised statement of licensing policy - Licensing Act 2003.

  23. Provisional statement

    You will need to apply for a provisional statement if you require confirmation that a premises under construction, or being substantially altered would be granted a premises licence upon completion of the building works

  24. Application to register a non-commercial society

    Application to register a non-commercial society

  25. Notice of gambling application

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


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