Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing and General Purposes Committee - General Licensing Panel
Thursday 5th March 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bexhill-on-Sea

Contact: Louise Hollingsworth Email: louise.hollingsworth@rother.gov.uk  01424 787815

Items
No. Item

LP19/22

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the Panel hearing.

Minutes:

Councillor A.S. Mier was duly appointed as Chairman of the Panel.

LP19/23

Minutes

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meetings of the General Licensing Panel held on 24 and 30 January 2020 as correct records of the proceedings.

Minutes:

The Chairman was authorised to sign the Minutes of the meetings of the General Licensing Panel held on 24 and 30 January 2020 as correct records of the proceedings.

LP19/24

Report of the Executive Director - Application for a New Premises Licence pdf icon PDF 2 MB

*34-36 Ninfield Road, Bexhill, East Sussex, TN39 5AB (WK/201911459).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Executive Director that gave details of an application for a premises licence for 34 – 36 Ninfield Road, Bexhill-on-Sea for the licensable activity of the retail sale of alcohol (off the premises), Monday to Sunday 06:00 - 23:00hrs.   32 representations had been made in relation to the application in regard to the licensing objective of the prevention of crime and disorder. 

 

Prior to the commencement of the meeting, the Deputy Legal Services Manager gave advice to the Interested Parties regarding the grounds on which the licensing application could be considered.

The Chairman welcomed all who were present and gave general advice in regard to the hearing. The Panel then proceeded to hear the case following the adopted procedure and all parties present at the hearing were invited to address the Panel.

 

The Panel heard from Emma Dineen, Environmental Health Licensing Officer, who presented the report of the Executive Director detailing the application and then from Miss Sophie Evans, the Applicant’s Legal Representative, who presented the case for the application.

 

All letters of objection and support were given the Panel’s full consideration.

 

Members deliberated on the application which was determined having regard to the licensing objectives, together with the Guidance under Section 182 of the Licensing Act and the Local Licensing Policy and retired to make their decision in private session.      

 

RESOLVED: That the application for a Premises Licence be granted subject to the conditions as set out in Appendix 1.