Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee - Thursday 2nd September 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Conference Room, Church Square House

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No. Item


Appointment of Chairman.


Resolved - That Councillor K Vickers be and he is hereby appointed chairman for the meeting.


Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, personal or personal and prejudicial interests, and significant contact with applicants, objectors or third parties (lobbying), if any.


Councillor Armitage declared a personal interest as a personal licence holder.


No lobbying was declared.


Application for the grant of a premises licence at Scunthorpe Mini Market, Ground Floor, 103 Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe, DN15 7JU pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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The Director: Operations submitted a report advising members of an application for the grant of a premises licence at Scunthorpe Mini Market, 103 Frodingham Road, Scunthorpe.


Details of the application were outlined in the report, together with the application for the grant of a premises licence and representations received from Humberside Police, the council’s Trading Standards department, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, North Lincolnshire Council Town Ward Councillors, four Interested Persons and a petition signed by 27 signatories.


The Director in his report reminded the sub-committee that the options available to it under the Licensing Act 2003 when considering such applications were:


Ø To refuse to grant the licence.

Ø To grant the licence with additional conditions.

Ø To grant the licence without additional conditions.

Ø To grant the licence but restrict the licensable activities.

Ø To grant the licence with restricted times


The applicant and his legal representative, representatives from Humberside Police and the council’s Trading Standards department, a local Ward Councillor and an Interested Person addressed the sub-committee and responded to questions.


Following the summary of the case, the meeting was adjourned for deliberation by members.  The decision of the sub-committee was communicated to all parties.


Resolved - The Licensing (Activities) Sub-Committee carefully listened to the representations made by the applicant and their legal representative, the Responsible Authorities (Humberside Police and Trading Standards) and the interested parties at the hearing.  The sub-committee also read the documentation contained within the agenda bundle.  After taking into account the statutory guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act and the council’s Licensing Policy, the sub-committee agreed that the application be granted, subject to the following conditions being adhered to and incorporated within the premises licence:


1)      Condition 1 – that the operating schedules would be as follows:


a)    Supply of alcohol off the premises to be from 08:00hrs to 23:00hrs Monday to Sunday


b)    Opening hours to be 07:00hrs to midnight Monday to Sunday.


2)      Condition 2 – that CCTV would be installed in accordance with the mandatory conditions attached to the licence (as set out in Appendix A of the agenda bundle) and also be installed at the rear the property.


3)      Condition 3 - Staff training would be given to all staff working at the premises.  Such training would be documented and recorded in a book or folder kept solely for that purpose.  It would record the date and names of those trained and the person providing it.  All present would sign the book. The training would cover all aspects of the responsible sale of alcohol, conflict management and dealing with disorder.  The book would be available for inspection on demand by an Authorised Officer of North Lincolnshire Council.


4)      Condition 4 – that an alcohol sales refusal log would be completed when necessary, kept at the premises, and made available for inspection on request of an officer of North Lincolnshire Council.


This was to protect all patrons, the amenities of local residents, to minimise disturbance to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1768.


Any other items which the chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.


There were no urgent items for consideration at the meeting.