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Declaration of Interests
The duties to register, disclose and not to participate for the entire consideration of the matter, in respect of any matter in which a Member has a disclosable pecuniary interest are set out in Chapter 7 of the Localism Act 2011. Members are also required to withdraw from the meeting room as stated in the Standing Orders of this Council.
The Chairman introduced the Panel and Officers and explained the procedures.
Report of Executive Manager for People and Public Protection.
The Hearing was conducted in accordance with the procedure as set out in the Agenda.
The following persons were in attendance:
Applicant and Representatives:
Sally Jane Bishop
Mr Tranmer (Designated Premises Supervisor)
Mrs J Wood
Mrs A Frank
Mr C Talbot
Mrs S Jack
Mr Andrew Grimley – Environmental Protection, Breckland Council
The application is granted subject to the following additional conditions which the panel consider to be appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives:
Reasons for Decision
The Panel considered the oral and written representations presented by all the parties, attaching weight as appropriate, and also considered the Licensing Act 2003 (“the Act”) and its regulations, the statutory guidance under Section 182 of the Act, and the Council’s own statement of licensing policy.
The Panel noted the concerns of the local residents regarding potential disturbance from live music and the issues concerning car parking.
They considered that the additional conditions and evidence provided by the applicant supported the four licensing objectives.
The panel also took into account the evidence from the Environmental Protection team who confirmed that no noise complaints had been received.
The panel determined that the conditions stated above in the “Decision” section of this notice were appropriate for the promotion of the licensing objectives and proportionate to what it is intended to achieve. These conditions would address the concerns raised by the local residents.
The existence of the review procedure to deal with activities at the premises causing concern to any of the Responsible Authorities or other person were noted.
Right of Appeal
Under Schedule 5 of the Licensing Act 2003 there is a right of appeal to the Magistrates Court. Any appeal must be commenced by notice of appeal given by the Appellant to the Magistrates Court within 21 days beginning with the day on which the Appellant was notified by the Licensing Authority of the decision appealed against.
The holder of the licence, the applicant or any person who made relevant representations may appeal against the decision to grant the licence.