Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Venue: Conference Room 1b, County Hall, Ruthin

Contact: Committee Administrator (KEJ)  Email: democratic@denbighshire.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

To appoint a Chair for the meeting.

Decision:

Councillor Hugh Irving was appointed Chair for the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Hugh Irving was appointed Chair for the meeting.

 

The Chair welcomed all parties to the meeting and all present were introduced.  The hearing procedures had been circulated previously to all parties and copies of the Statement of Licensing Policy were made available at the meeting.

 

2.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

Members to declare any personal or prejudicial interests in the business identified to be considered at this meeting.

Decision:

No declaration of interest had been raised.

Minutes:

No declarations of personal or prejudicial interest had been raised.

 

3.

LICENSING ACT 2003: APPLICATION FOR VARIATION OF A PREMISES LICENCE - BODRUM KEBAB HOUSE, 10 WATER STREET, RHYL pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To consider an application for Variation of an existing Premises Licence in accordance with Section 34 of the Licensing Act 2003 in respect of Bodrum Kebab House, 10 Water Street, Rhyl (an outline of the submission and associated papers are attached).

 

Please note the procedure to be taken by the Sub Committee (which is attached to this agenda).

Decision:

RESOLVED that the application be granted as applied for.

Minutes:

A report by the Head of Planning and Public Protection was submitted (previously circulated) upon –

 

(i)        an application having been received from Mr. R. Topac to vary an existing Premises Licence and extend the operating hours in respect of Bodrum Kebab House, 10 Water Street, Rhyl (Appendix A to the report);

 

(ii)      the premises currently operating the following hours as a fast food takeaway –

 

LICENSABLE ACTIVITY

DAYS APPLICABLE

TIMES

Provision of Late Night Refreshment – Outdoors

Monday – Thursday

Friday – Sunday

23.00 – 01:00

23.00 – 04.00

Hours premises are open to the public

Monday – Thursday

Friday – Sunday

16.00 – 01:00

16.00 – 04.00

 

(iii)     the applicant having requested authorisation to extend the hours as follows –

 

LICENSABLE ACTIVITY

DAYS APPLICABLE

TIMES

Provision of Late Night Refreshment – Outdoors

Monday – Sunday

23.00 – 04:00

Hours premises are open to the public

Monday – Sunday

16.00 – 04:00

 

(iv)     the provision of Late Night Refreshment only became a licensable activity between the hours of 23.00 and 05.00;

 

(v)      one written representation (Appendix B to the report) having been received from an Interested Party in response to the public notice relating to possible disturbance from noise and an increase in rubbish, etc. as a result of the longer opening hours;

 

(vi)     having received details of the representation officers offered to facilitate mediation between the parties and in response the Applicant had indicated he would be willing to continue with his current operating hours but with the flexibility to remain open from 16.00 until 04.00 on the following days –

 

Bank Holiday Mondays

Christmas Eve (when it fell on Monday – Thursday)

Christmas Day (when it fell on Monday – Thursday)

Boxing Day (when it fell on Monday – Thursday)

New Year’s Eve (when it fell on Monday – Thursday)

 

(vii)    having heard the Applicant’s suggested amendments to the operating hours the Interested Party had indicated that they preferred the application be brought before members for determination;

 

(viii)  the proposed Operating Schedule having been included as part of the application detailing a number of additional conditions;

 

(ix)     the need to consider the application taking due account of the Council’s Statement of Licensing Policy; Guidance issued by the Secretary of State; other relevant legislation and relevant representations received, and

 

(x)      the options available to the committee when determining the application.

 

The Licensing Officer introduced the report and detailed the facts of the case.

 

APPLICANT’S SUBMISSION

 

Mr. R. Topac was in attendance in support of his application and provided details of his usual trading hours from 4.00 p.m. to approximately 3.45 a.m. Friday and Saturday and up to 1.00 a.m. during the rest of the week.  He clarified that, whilst he had applied to vary the licensing hours to 4.00 a.m. daily, this was to provide the flexibility to cater for later trading hours on special occasions such as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve when they fell during the week Monday to Thursday, and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

 

 
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