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PART 1 - PUBLIC

LA 14/98

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 5 KB

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

LA 14/99

Minutes pdf icon PDF 30 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of Licensing and Appeals Committee held on Tuesday, 16 September 2014.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee held on 16 September 2014 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

LA 14/100

Minutes of Panel pdf icon PDF 27 KB

To receive the Minutes of the following meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Committee sitting as a Panel:

 

24 September 2014

6 October 2014

22 October 2014

21 November 2014

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the Minutes of the meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Committee sitting as a Panel held on 24 September, 6 October, 22 October and 21 November 2014 be received and noted.  

Decisions taken under Delegated Powers in accordance with Paragraph 3, Part 3 of the Constitution

LA 14/101

Review of Fees and Charges 2015/16 - Licensing Fees pdf icon PDF 32 KB

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Minutes:

The report of the Director of Central Services set out details of the proposed licensing fees and charges for 2015/16.  The report focused on the fees to be charged for Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing and other miscellaneous licences/registrations dealt with by Licensing Services.  Particular reference was made to the introduction of a fee of £25 for the ‘Knowledge Test’ undertaken by applicants for a driver’s licence which would cover the cost of the administration and materials used to set up and run the tests. 

 

A number of Members sought clarification on the new Home Boarding licences and the registration of the breeding and sale of dogs and it was agreed that a report on this matter would be submitted to the next meeting of the Licensing and Appeals Committee.  In response to a comment on the cost of the annual consent for a fixed street trading pitch the Licensing and Community Safety Manager offered to undertake an analysis of costs within the review of street trading to be undertaken in 2015. 

 

RESOLVED:  That the proposed scale of fees for licences, consents and registrations, as set out at Annex 1 to the report, be adopted with effect from 1 April 2015. 

Matters for consideration in Private

LA 14/102

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 9 KB

The Chairman to move that the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting during consideration of any items the publication of which would disclose exempt information.

Minutes:

There were no items considered in private.