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Licensing applications

Register of all current applications and information on how to object, relating to premises licences, Gambling Act 2005 premises, sex establishment and pavement licences.

How do I represent on a new licence application?

Correspondence can be sent to the licensing authority in support of any application or if you feel you are likely to be adversely affected by any application made for a licence.

If you wish to make a representation or offer support to any application you can do so in writing to the licensing authority:

Email: licensing@eastriding.gov.uk

or by post to:

The Licensing Authority
County Hall
Cross Street
Beverley
HU17 9BA.

All correspondence must contain your full name and address and detail your points clearly, providing any evidence you may have in support of your comments.

These representations must be received by the licensing authority before the end date of the representation period for the application as shown in the application details below.

Please note: if you make a representation that this will be in the public domain and that at the end of the representation period, the applicant will receive a copy of all representations made.

It is an offence to knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application punishable on summary conviction by an unlimited fine. 

Following the receipt of a valid representation, applications may be determined by the licensing committee at a hearing.

What new Licensing Act 2003 applications have been made?

New applications for a premises licence/club premises certificate 

Westlands, West Promenade, Driffield, YO25 6TZ 

Have applied for sale of alcohol off the premises only Monday- Sunday - 24 hours sale of alcohol for internet sales only. 

Any comments on this application must be made by 31 January 2020.  

Applications to vary an existing premises licence/club premises certificate 

O'Hara Properties LTD, The Old Forge Bar & Restaurant, Sewerby, YO15 1EQ

Have applied by full variation to amend the existing plan 

Any comments on this application must be made by 11 February 2020.  

Application for Premises Licence Reviews

Representations stating the grounds of objection or the grounds of support should be sent to the following address: 

Louise Wilson - Licensing Manager  

Room DG16
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
County Hall
Cross Street
Beverley
HU17 9BA.

Email:  licensing@eastriding.gov.uk

How can I represent on Licensing Act 2003 applications?

New applications for a premises licence/club premises certificate

Correspondence can be sent to the licensing authority in support of any application, however If you feel you are likely to be adversely affected by any application made for a premises licence/club premises certificate, as the granting of such a licence will undermine any of the licensing objectives below you can lodge your concerns to the licensing authority:

  • Prevention of crime and disorder
  • Protection of children from harm
  • Public safety
  • Prevention of public nuisance.

If you wish to make a representation or offer support to any application you can do so in writing to the licensing authority:

Email: licensing@eastriding.gov.uk

or by post to:

Licensing Manager 
Room DG16a
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
County Hall
Cross Street 
Beverley
HU17 9BA.

All correspondence must contain your full name and address and detail your points clearly, providing any evidence you may have in support of your representation.

These representations must be received by the licensing authority before the end date of the representation period for the application as shown under the application details above.

Please note: that if you make a representation that this will be in the public domain and that at the end of the representation period, the applicant will receive a copy of all representations made.

Following the receipt of a valid representation, applications will be determined by the licensing committee at a hearing. 

What new Gambling Act 2005 applications have been made?

New applications for betting shops/bingo/arcades/race tracks

No current applications.

Applications to vary an existing Gambling Act 2005 premises licence

No current applications.

How can I represent on Gambling Act 2005 applications?

Premises Licences under the Gambling Act 2005

If you feel you are likely to be affected by any application made for a premises licence, because you feel the granting of such a licence will undermine any of the licensing objectives below you can lodge your concerns to the licensing authority:

  • Preventing gambling from being associated with crime or disorder or being used to support crime
  • Ensuring gambling is conducted in a fair and open way
  • Protecting children and other vulnerable persons from being harmed or exploited through gambling.

If you wish to make a representation or offer support to any application you can do so in writing to the licensing authority at:

Email: licensing@eastriding.gov.uk

or by post to: 

Licensing Manager 
Room DG16a
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
County Hall
Cross Street
Beverley
HU17 9BA.

All correspondence must contain your full name and address and detail your points clearly, providing any evidence you may have in support of your comments.

These representations must be received by the licensing authority before the end date of the representation period for the application as shown under the application details.

Please note: if you make a representation that this will be in the public domain and that at the end of the representation period, the applicant will receive a copy of all representations made.

Following the receipt of a valid representation, applications will be determined by the licensing committee at a hearing.

How can I represent on or object to a sex establishment application?

If you feel you are likely to be affected by any application made for a sex establishment, you can comment or object to the application by writing to:

Email: licensing@eastriding.gov.uk

or by post to: 

Licensing Manager 
Room DG16a
East Riding of Yorkshire Council
County Hall
Cross Street
Beverley
HU17 9BA.

If you would like more information on how the Licensing Authority deals with sex establishment applications, please see the policy below:

Licensing Policy for Sex Establishments (pdf 236kb)

The Licensing Authority cannot accept any representations on moral grounds or any which are vexatious or frivolous.

Representations must be received before the end of the 28-day representation period specified above.

Please note: if you make a representation that this will be in the public domain and that at the end of the representation period, the applicant will receive a copy of all representations made although your name and address can be withheld if requested.

Following the receipt of a valid representation, applications will be determined by the licensing committee at a hearing.