Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 24th November, 2015 9.30 am

Venue: Main Committee Room, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton

Contact: Democratic Services Officer  01609 767015

Items
No. Item

LC.7

Street Trading Policy - Designation of Consent Streets pdf icon PDF 558 KB

Report of the Executive Director

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report presented the results of consultations on the Council’s intention to adopt a comprehensive street trading scheme.  The scheme had been revised and expanded to cover the entire district.  In order to achieve this the procedure described in legislation had been followed.  During the meeting maps were circulated showing areas of the District that were not proposed to be designated as consent streets.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with legislative requirements regarding the adoption of all streets within Hambleton District Council’s area as designated consent streets.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That Council be asked to:-

 

(1)     rescind the resolution passed by Hambleton District Council on 14 July 1983 (and any subsequent resolutions) to designate specified areas of the district as consent streets for the purposes of regulating street trading under Schedule 4 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982; and

 

(2)     designate all streets and public places within the district of Hambleton as consent streets for the purposes of regulating street trading under Schedule 4 to the Local Government  (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, except certain specified areas outlined on the maps which were circulated at the meeting of the Licensing Committee on 24th November 2015 and were available upon request in writing to the Council’s Licensing Team.

LC.8

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 21 July 2015 (LC.3 – LC.6) and the meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Hearings Panel held on 27 July and 7 October 2015 (LAHP.2 and LAHP.3 – LAHP.4), previously circulated.

Minutes:

THE DECISION:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 21 July 2015 (LC.3 - LC.6) and the meetings of the Licensing Hearings Panel held on 27 July and 7 October 2015 (LAHP.2 and LAHP.3LAHP.4) previously circulated, be signed as correct records.

LC.9

Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Executive Director

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought approval for the revision of the Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To comply with the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005 which requires a Statement of Principles to be published every three years.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That the proposed amendments be approved and the Statement of Principles be formally published with effect from 31 January 2016.

LC.10

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Report of the Executive Director

Minutes:

The subject of the decision:

 

This report sought consideration of the replacement of the existing Vehicle and Driver Licensing Policy with a new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy in order to reflect legislative changes, case law and improved practices.

 

Alternative options considered:

 

None.

 

The reason for the decision:

 

To ensure that the Council’s Policy is brought up to date by taking account of legislative changes, case law and improved practices.

 

THE DECISION:

 

That:-

 

(1)     a full consultation on the draft policy be authorised; and

 

(2)     a further report be submitted to the Committee for consideration of any responses following the consultation period.