Committee details

Licensing Regulatory Panel

Purpose of committee

Terms of Reference




1.  To consider and decide upon applications and appeals for licenses for street trading, private hire and hackney carriage vehicles, drivers and operators and any other licence applications (with the exception of Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 applications) unless otherwise delegated.


2.  To consider and decide upon suspension and revocation for private hire and hackney carriage vehicles, drivers and operators.


3.  To hear appeals in respect of the following legislation:


a)  Licence for dog breeding establishments under Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 and 1991

b)  Licence to keep riding establishment under Riding Establishments Act 1964 and 1970

c)  Licence for animal boarding establishment under the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018

d)  Licence to keep pet shop under Pet Animals Act 1951 (Amendment) Act 1983

e)  Street Trading Consent under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

f)  Licence to keep dangerous wild animals under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1982

g)  Licence for a zoo under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981

h)  Licence for a caravan site under the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960

i)  Registration of premises under Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982

j)  Licence to hire pleasure craft under the Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1907 as applied by the Local Government Act 1972 and byelaws made thereunder

k)  Licence for moveable dwellings under the Public Health Act 1936.


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