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Licensing Committee - Purbeck

Information about Purbeck District Council's Licensing Committee, including its responsibilities, the membership of the Committee, meeting dates, and agenda, reports and minutes of its meetings.

The role of the Licensing Committee

The Licensing Committee has responsibility for:

  1. administering licences under the Licensing Act 2003 and the Gambling Act 2005;
  2. administering licences permissions or consents for pleasure boats and related matters, hackney carriages and private hire vehicles, sex establishments; house-to-house collections, food hawkers, skin piercing activities, caravan sites, park homes, camping sites, slaughterhouses and knackers' yards, animal boarding establishments, riding establishments, zoos and dangerous wild animals, slaughtermen, pet shops, dog breeders, scrap metal dealers, and rag flock upholsterers and premises;
  3. the administration of street trading including the designation of controlled streets and approving procedures, terms, conditions and fees in respect of street trading applications in any licence and consent streets; and
  4. the making of recommendations to the Council as a "Licensing Authority" on a Statement of Licensing Policy or Gambling Policy and any subsequent review.

Membership of the Committee

Members of Purbeck District Council's Licensing Committee (11) for 2018/19:

Meeting dates

Licensing Committee meetings will be held at 9.15 am in the council chamber at Westport House (unless stated otherwise on the agenda for the meeting) on the following dates:

2018/19 municipal year

  • 6 June 2018
  • 5 September 2018
  • 5 December 2018
  • 6 March 2019

Agendas and minutes

View agendas and minutes for Licensing Committee meetings:

If you would like to view agendas and minutes of meetings for previous years please contact the Democratic and Electoral Services Manager.

Public participation

The council welcomes attendance by the public at its meetings.  Public participation time, which takes place at the beginning of each meeting, is an opportunity to raise issues of concern or interest.  Find out more about public participation time at the council's meetings.

Democratic and Electoral Services Manager - Purbeck

Name: Kirsty Riglar
Tel: 01929 557221
Full contact details for Democratic and Electoral Services Manager - Purbeck

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