Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 5 July 2022 10.00 a.m.

Venue: District Council Chamber, South Lakeland House, Kendal

Contact: Committee Services 

Items
No. Item

LS/7

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that the Committee elected Councillor Kevin Holmes as Chairman of the meeting.

 

LS/8

Apologies and Reconstitution of Membership

To receive apologies for absence, if any, and to report any arising changes to membership.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – To note that no apologies for absence were received.

 

LS/9

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members of interests in respect of items on this Agenda.

 

Members are reminded that, in accordance with the revised Code of Conduct, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registrable interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests.  (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting.)

 

Members may, however, also decide, in the interests of clarity and transparency, to declare at this point in the meeting, any such disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, as well as any other registrable or other interests.

 

If a Member requires advice on any item involving a possible declaration of interest which could affect his/her ability to speak and/or vote, he/she is advised to contact the Monitoring Officer at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – There were no declarations of Members’ interests received in respect of any items on the agenda.

 

LS/10

Local Government Act 1972 - Excluded Items

To consider whether the items, if any, in Part II of the Agenda should be considered in the presence of the press and public.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That it be noted that there were no excluded items on the agenda.

 

LS/11

Introductions

The Chairman will make introductions and read out the procedure for the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED - The Chairman initiated the Committee introductions and read out the procedure for the meeting.

LS/12

Application for the Grant of a Premises Licence - 5 Cavendish Street, Ulverston pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To consider an application for a premises licence in respect of 5 Cavendish Street, Ulverston.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Licensing Specialist provided a report overview for the Application considered.

 

Members were requested to determine whether or not to grant the application for a premises licence in respect of 5 Cavendish Street, Ulverston having taken into account the 5 relevant representations submitted by interested parties.

 

 

The Licensing Specialist stated the background and proposals to the Application, submitted on 27 April 2022, for the grant of a Premises Licence for 5 Cavendish Street, Ulverston submitted by Inno Hospitality Collective Limited. The application, as set out within the report, sought authorisation for the following:

 

  1. Sale of alcohol (for consumption on and off the premises) seven days a week between the hours of 11:00 and 23:30. Extended hours on New Year’s Eve from 11:00 to 01:30.
  2. Late Night Refreshment seven days a week between the hours of 23:00 and 23:30. Extended hours on New Year’s Eve from 11:00 to 01:30.

 

Five representations had been received from residents. The representations mainly contained concerns relating to the ‘Prevention of Public Nuisance’. Four of the five representations had been withdrawn/resolved due to the agreed amendments to the Application:

 

  1. Cease the sale of alcohol at 10:30pm and to have everyone exited the building by 11:00pm. Doors and windows will be closed at 9pm.
  2. Use of the outside courtyard conditionally and for this area to be kept non-smoking. Customers to be cleared by 9pm and only used for dining (drinks with food).
  3. Bottles to be collected between the hours of 8am – 6pm.

 

A representation from Environmental Health was received; which resulted in the further amendments as listed within the report.

 

The Licensing Specialist referred to one of the representations which had not been withdrawn. The Licensing Specialist had explained the amended operating hours to the Objector and that a further application to vary the approved hours would be required in the event the Applicant wished to extend the hours.  The Objector was not prepared to withdraw the objection unless the hours of operation were reduced to daytime hours only.

 

No questions were raised by the Committee.

 

The Applicant presented the case to Members and provided supporting information. The Applicant intended to offer a new dining experience and the success of the business would be dependent on good reviews of the service they provide. 

 

The Chairman asked if the Committee had any questions.

 

Members queried what impact deliveries would have on the surrounding area and the location of the business in relation to the Objector’s residence.

 

Members noted the added conditions that related to the removal and disposal of waste from the establishment.

 

Members clarified with the Applicant the use of the outdoor court yard to the rear of the building. The Applicant stressed that this area would not to be used as a beer garden.

 

The Chairman enquired if the Licensing Specialist had any questions for the Applicant.

 

The Licensing Specialist confirmed that the Applicant had already agreed to a series of conditions attached to the Application and had no questions.

 

The Chairman asked if the  ...  view the full minutes text for item LS/12