Licensing Act 2003
Applications for Premises Licences
The Licensing Authority will compile a list of applications
for premises licences
received on a weekly basis.
When making an application for
grant/variation, an applicant is required to send a copy to the
following Responsible Authorities:-
- Cumbria Police
- Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service
- Environmental Protection Group, South Lakeland District
- Planning Services, South Lakeland District Council (or Lake
District National Park Authority or Yorkshire Dales National Park
Authority as appropriate).
- Health and Safety Group, South Lakeland District Council
- Cumbria Social Services
- Cumbria Trading Standards
In addition, the applicant must
display a notice of the application on his/her premises for a
period of 28 consecutive days. The applicant must also arrange to
publicise a notice in a local newspaper circulating the vicinity of
the premises. Interested parties (eg local residents, residents'
associations, Parish/Town Councils etc) may make relevant
representations in relation to applications for variation of
licensable activities. However, in order to be relevant, the
representation must relate to one or more of the following four
- The prevention of crime and disorder
- Public Safety
- The prevention of public nuisance
- The protection of children from harm
guidance document for interested parties regarding relevant
representations is available here.
Where an application is made for variation, the weekly list will
also include a brief summary of the main particulars of the
variation for the premises concerned.
Should you have any queries regarding an application for a
premises licence, please contact us using the details below.
The weekly list is also available by e-mail on request.
Phone: 0845 050 4434 Ext 7481 or 7484 (Fax:
Post: The Licensing Group, Neighbourhood
Services Directorate, South Lakeland House, Lowther
Street, Kendal LA9 4UQ