To help your application run smoother, we offer a pre-application advice service to help you:
For further information, contact the Licensing Team.
Once you have filled in the online application form, you will be asked to pay the relevant fee:
|Small||Up to 2.5 hours of officer time. For advice on the licensing process, guidance on plans, conditions, etc. Does not include meetings or site visits.||£178 plus VAT|
|Medium||Up to 7.5 hours of officer time. Includes site visit by Environmental Health Officer or Licensing District Surveyor, or both. For advice where a site visit is essential.||£518.50 plus VAT|
|Large||For applications which need considerable officer time. Includes multiple site visits and liaison with the Environmental Health Officer and District Surveyor.||£1144.50 plus VAT|
Pre-application service advice is free for those who qualify for an exemption from statutory licence fees.
You will be given advice from experienced and qualified individuals from Environmental Health, District Surveyor and Licensing Disciplines.
The advice given will not include views from other responsible authorities such as the Police, Fire Authority, etc.
Other responsible authorities have the legal right to make a representation relating to the application even if advice has been sought and provided under a pre-app advice agreement.
Determining any application that is subject to representations will be the mandate of the Licensing Sub-Committee who will consider the application and the representations on its own merits and determine the application accordingly.