Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

2.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee, held on Monday, 25 March 2024.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registerable Interests of Non-Registerable Interests, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

4.

Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.

5.

Miscellaneous Licensing Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 99 KB

The Committee will formally receive and note, for its information only, the minutes of the meeting of the Miscellaneous Licensing Sub-Committee held on Monday, 11 March 2024.

6.

Report of the Assistant Director (Governance) - A.1 - Various Licensing Provisions - Applications approved under delegated powers pdf icon PDF 19 KB

To provide the Committee with data on the number of licences, certificates and permits authorised by the Council in quarter 1 2024/25. The majority of these have been authorised by Officers in accordance with approved schemes of delegation.

7.

Report of the Assistant Director (Governance) - A.2 - Licensing Act 2003 - Regulated Entertainment - Exhibitions of Film - Film Classification Policy pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To consider the responses received from the public consultation that has taken place and for the Licensing Authority to deal with the classification of otherwise unclassified films, appeals by distributors against the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) decisions as to the classification of a film or to reclassify films.

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8.

Report of the Assistant Director (Governance) - A.3 - Licensing Enforcement and Inspection Policy 2024-2028 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To seek the Committee’s approval for a revised draft Licensing Enforcement and Inspection Policy, to be circulated to key stakeholders for consultation purposes for the outcome of the consultation to be reported back to this Committee for consideration together with a proposed policy for 2024-2028.

Additional documents:

9.

Report of the Assistant Director (Governance) - A.4 - Sex Establishment Policy pdf icon PDF 35 KB

For the Committee to consider a draft of the Council’s Sex Establishment Policy, to authorise consultation on the draft policy and for the outcome of the consultation to be reported back to this Committee for consideration together with a policy document for the period of 2024-2028.

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10.

Report of the Assistant Director (Governance) - A.5 - Gambling Act 2005 Policy pdf icon PDF 43 KB

To seek the Committee’s approval for a revised draft Statement of Gambling Policy to be circulated to key stakeholders for consultation purposes, for the outcome of the consultation to be reported back to this Committee for consideration together with the proposed policy for 2025-2028.

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11.

Report of the Assistant Director (Governance) - A.6 - Pavement Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To explain the changes to the temporary pavement licensing regime under the Business & Planning Act 2020 and the impact of the changes to this regime made by the Levelling-Up and Regeneration Act 2023. Seeking the Committee’s approval for a draft Pavement Licensing Policy, to be circulated to key stakeholders for consultation purposes for the outcome of the consultation to be reported back to this Committee for consideration together with a proposed policy.

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12.

Date of the Next Meeting of the Committee

To enable the Committee to discuss fixing the date of its next meeting.

13.

Exclusion of Press & Public

The Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution:-

 

“that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 14 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended of the Act.”

14.

Exempt Minutes - Miscellaneous Licensing Sub-Committee

The Committee will formally receive and note, for its information only, the exempt minutes of the meeting of the Miscellaneous Licensing Sub-Committee held on Monday, 11 March 2024.