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  1. Removal of designated premises supervisor

    Form to use to remove someone as a designated premises supervisor.

  2. Street collection permit application form

    A Street Collection Permit is required where a charity promotes a collection for a charitable purpose on the street. The following notes should be taken into account when applying for a permit:

    • The permit lasts for period of collection specified.
    • It is an offence to promote the collection without first obtaining a Permit from the Council.
    • Only one Saturday per year can be allocated to each charity.
    • The application form should be completed and forwarded to the Legal Section.
    • The return form must be submitted to the Council no later than one month after the collection date.

     

  3. Asda variation of premises licence

    Application by Asda Stores to vary a premises licence. You have until 3 October 2013 to comment. See the attached document for details.

  4. Licensing

    Details of all the different types of licences we can issue. If you want a specific application form see 'related forms' on the left hand side menu or click on the black and white 'application form' tag at the top of the page. .

  5. Personal licence

    Anyone who plans to sell or supply alcohol or authorise the sale or supply of alcohol must apply for a personal licence.

    A personal licence must be held by a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) but can also be held by anyone involved in the sale of alcohol by retail. It is not necessary for all staff selling alcohol to have a personal licence.

    Please note: You must be 18 years old or over in order to apply for a personal licence.

    The following must be submitted to the Licensing Authority:

    • Completed application form.
    • 2 passport size photographs, one of which must be endorsed on the reverse with a statement verifying the likeness of the photograph to you by a solicitor, notary, a person of standing within the community or any individual with a professional qualification. This person must not be a relative.
    • A criminal conviction certificate. The certificate must be less than 1 month old at the time of application.
    • Completed 'Disclosure of Convictions and Declaration' form.
    • Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holder (NCPLH).
    • The current fee of £37.00.
  6. Club declaration

    Declaration for a club premises certificate to be granted.

  7. Street party guidance

    The Government has produced guidance giving practical advice for anyone looking to hold a street party.  The guidance includes an application for road closure orders for street parties, which we will be using to process applications.

  8. Roc Bar variation of licence

    Application by Andrew John Conoley of Roc Bar, Tangier Street, Whitehaven to vary a premises licence. Any comments must be received by Monday 7 October 2013.

  9. Transfer a premises licence

    Application to transfer a premises licence. A transfer of a premises licence is required when the current licence holder wishes to remove his/her name from the licence, add another licence holder on to the existing licence or if a premises changes ownership to add a new licence holder. The consent form must be completed and signed by the current licence holder. If the current licence holder is unable to sign the form, then the new licence holder must demonstrate that they have taken reasonable steps to locate the existing licence holder.

     

     

  10. Provisional statement

    Application for a provisional statement to be granted along with guidance notes for completing the application form.

  11. Disclosure of convictions form

    Disclosure of criminal convictions form to accompany renewal of a Hackney Carriage licence or Private Hire Driver's Licence.

  12. Temporary Event Notice form

    Guidance notes and details of how to apply for a licence to play music or serve alcohol at an event.

  13. Review a premises licence

    Application to review a premises licence.

    The review procedure applies to both a premises licence and a club premises certificate. A review may be sought relating to a premises licence or club premises if local residents and businesses in the vicinity or any of the responsible authorities have concerns with the running of the premises. Representations must be based around one or more of the four licensing objectives. These are:

    • The prevention of crime and disorder
    • Public safety
    • The prevention of public nuisance
    • The protection of children from harm
  14. Transfer consent

    Consent of premises licence holder to transfer the licence to someone else.

  15. Renewal of private hire driver's licence

    Form to use to renew your private hire driver's licence.

  16. Premises licence notes

    Notes explaiining all about premises licences - who needs them, how to get them and the rules governing them.

  17. Statment of licensing policy

    This is our revised gambling policy.

    Under the Gambling Act 2005, a new regime for regulating gambling and betting was introduced throughout the United Kingdom from 1 September 2007.  Apart from the National Lottery and spread betting, gambling and betting is regulated by the Gambling Commission, whose duties include licensing the operators and individuals involved in providing gambling and betting facilities.

    Copeland Borough Council has a duty under the Act to licence premises where gambling is to take place and to licence certain other activities (such as registering small society lotteries).  This document sets out how we intend to approach this task.

  18. Vary club premises certificate

    Application to vary a club premises certificate under the Licensing Act 2003.

  19. Gambling policy as of December 2012

    Revised Statement of Licensing Policy effective from 31 January 2013

  20. Ginns Off Street Car Parking Places Order 2015

    The Copeland Borough Council (Ginns Off Street Car Parking Places) Order 2015 v2

  21. Byelaws covering hackney carriages

    Made under Section 68 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 and Section 171 of the Public Health Act 1875 by Copeland Borough Council with respect to hackney carriages in the Borough of Copeland

  22. Guidance on personal licences

    Detailed explanation of personal licences - when you need one, how long they last, how much they cost and how to get one.

  23. Gambling policy (pdf)

    Revised statement of licensing effective from January 2013.

  24. Publication of statement of licensing policy 2016

    Notice of publication of statement of licensing policy 2016 - Gambling Act 2005.

  25. Club and premises licence

    Everyone who sells alcohol, puts on entertainment or serves hot food after 11.00 pm must hold a Premises Licence/Club Premises Certificate to be able to trade under the Licensing Act 2003.

    There are four types of Licence:-

    1. Club Premises Certificate
    2. Personal Licence
    3. Premises Licence
    4. Temporary Event Notice

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