The application process requires -
- full name, age and permanent residential address
- details of the company making the application
- the full names and private addresses of the directors or other persons responsible for management of the company.
Within seven days of making the application, a copy must be sent to the Chief Officer of Police for the council's area.
Also from the date of application, a notice advertising the application must be displayed in a conspicuous place on or near the premises for a period of 21 days.
In addition, an advertisement must also be displayed in a local newspaper no later than 7 days after the date of application.
Each application for the grant of a licence is considered by the Licensing Committee before a licence is granted.
Objections to your application for a grant, transfer, variation or renewal
Any person objecting to an application for this type of licence (of whatever kind) must give notice of this in writing to the council, stating the grounds for objection and not later than 28 days of the application being made.
How to appeal if your application is refused
An applicant may at any time before the expiration of 21 days of been notified of the application been refused may appeal to a magistrates’ court for the relevant area. Further to this, an appeal against the decision of a magistrates’ court may also be brought to the Crown Court. The decision of the Crown Court however, is final.
Duration of licence
The licence covers a one-year or a shorter period if the council believes there are grounds to shorten the licence duration. Applicants are required to give notice if they wish renew the licence.
|Application fee (required on initial grant, non-refundable)
|Grant fee (if application approved)
|Renewal, variation or transfer of licence
Hull City Council
Tel: 01482 300 301
Text phone: 01482 300 349
Fax: 01482 615 554