Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee - Wednesday, 3rd January, 2018 10.00 am

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Items
No. Item

13.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor M Rose.

14.

Appointment of Substitute Members

To note appointment of Substitute Members.

Minutes:

It was noted that, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4, Councillor B Gardner was appointed as substitute for Councillor M Rose.

15.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made by Members.

16.

Licensing Act 2003 - Application for the Grant of a Premises Licence at V Lounge, 7 Cannon Street, Dover

The Sub-Committee is requested to determine the application.

 

Applicant:   James Defriend

 

The following papers are attached:

 

(i)         Licensing Team Leader’s report

(ii)        Appendix A - Application and plan

(iii)       Appendix B – Map of the area

(iv)       Appendix C – Representations.

 

The procedure to be followed by the Sub-Committee is attached to this agenda.

Minutes:

The sub-committee considered an application from Mr J Defriend in respect of V-Lounge, 7 Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BY. The application was for the grant of a premises licence for a café/bar/vape shop, which was a one room premises with a counter bar for the

 

Supply of Alcohol (for consumption on the premises)

 

Monday – Wednesday

10:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Thursday – Saturday

10:00 hrs to 02:00 hrs

Sunday

10:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs

Seasonal Variations

 

Christmas

From start of permitted hours on Christmas Eve to the terminal hour on Christmas Day

New Year

From start of permitted hours on New Year’s Eve to the terminal hour on New Year’s Day

 

Films

 

Monday – Wednesday

23:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Thursday – Saturday

23:00 hrs to 02:00 hrs

 

Live Music

 

Monday – Wednesday

23:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Thursday – Saturday

23:00 hrs to 02:00 hrs

 

Recorded Music

 

Monday – Wednesday

23:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Thursday – Saturday

23:00 hrs to 02:00 hrs

 

Late Night Refreshment

 

Monday – Wednesday

23:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Thursday – Saturday

23:00 hrs to 02:00 hrs

Seasonal Variations

 

Christmas

From start of permitted hours on Christmas Eve to the terminal hour on Christmas Day

New Year

From start of permitted hours on New Year’s Eve to the terminal hour on New Year’s Day

 

Following consultation with Dover District Council’s Environmental Health officer the applicant removed the request for Live and Recorded Music from the application prior to the Hearing.

 

At the Hearing the applicant chose to amend the application further and removed the request for activities save the supply of alcohol and late night refreshment.

 

The applicant sought for the grant of a premises licence for

 

Supply of Alcohol (for consumption ON the premises)

 

Monday – Thursday

10:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Friday – Saturday

10:00 hrs to 01:00 hrs

Sunday

10:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs

 

Late Night Refreshment

 

Monday – Thursday

23:00 hrs to 00:00 hrs

Friday – Saturday

23:00 hrs to 01:00 hrs

 

On the basis of the representations of the applicant and other persons, the sub-committee found the following facts to be established:

 

(i)                   There had been no representations made by any of the Responsible Authorities including the Police.

 

(ii)                 During the consultation period Dover District Council’s Environmental Health officer liaised with the applicant and advised that the premises was not suitable for entertainment other than at background levels. As a result the applicant removed the request for live and recorded music from the application.

 

(iii)                The Police were satisfied with the current CCTV system recording for up to 12 days, rather than the usual 28 days. The system would record in High Definition and could be viewed in real time by the applicant via an app on a mobile device.

 

(iv)                At the Hearing, the applicant chose to amend the application again to remove the request for all activities save the supply of alcohol and late night refreshment.

 

(v)                 A further amendment to the operating schedule was made  ...  view the full minutes text for item 16.