Agenda and draft minutes

Licensing Committee
Wednesday 31st October, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Allerdale House. View directions

Contact: Gayle Roach  01900 702502

Items
No. Item

223.

Declaration of Interests

Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

None declared.

 

224.

Questions

To answer questions from members of the public – submitted in writing or by electronic mail no later than 5.00pm, 2 working days before the meeting.

Minutes:

None received.

 

225.

Introduction of ‘The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018’ pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Governance and Regulatory services submitted a report to members requesting a review of Allerdale Borough Council’s Street Trading Policy due to changes to legislation and case law.

 

The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 came in to effect on 1 October 2018.

 

Councillor B Pegram moved the recommendation in the report; this was seconded by Councillor M Wood. The motion was unanimously agreed.

 

Resolved

 

That the implementation of ‘The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018’ be approved.

 

226.

Street Trading Policy pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Housing and Health submitted a report to members requesting a review of Allerdale Borough Council’s Street Trading Policy due to changes to legislation and case law.

 

Members noted that the current Policy was approved in 2006 by the Executive and was due for a review to include comprehensive guidance on the application process, criteria to be used to determine applications and authorisation of officers to monitor and enforce in respect of street trading.

 

In addition, a guidance note had been produced to sit alongside the Policy, based on current legislation and good practice.

 

Councillor P Kendall moved the recommendation in the report; this was seconded by Councillor L Davies. The motion was unanimously agreed.

 

Resolved

 

That –

 

1.  The revised Street Trading Policy be approved

2.  The Guidance Note for Pedlars be noted

3.  The Head of Governance authorise appropriate officers to carry out monitoring and enforcement action on behalf of Allerdale Borough Council.