Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent
Contact: Emily Kennedy
Election of Chairman
Councillor Crow-Brown proposed, Councillor Bambridge seconded and it was agreed that Councillor Tomlinson be the Chairman.
Apologies for Absence
There were no apologies.
Declarations of Interest
'To receive any declarations of interest. Members are advised to consider the advice contained within the Declaration of Interest Form attached at the back of this Agenda. If a Member declares an interest, they should complete that form and hand it to the Officer clerking the meeting and then take the prescribed course of action.'
There were no declarations of interest.
Officers: Mrs Bennett, Licensing Team Leader
Mr Brown, Environmental Protection Officer
Applicant: Mr Webb-Jeffries
The Licensing Team Leader outlined the report to the Licensing Sub-Committee in respect of the application for premises licence for The Cove, 14-15 Cecil Square, Margate.
The Environmental Protection Officer addressed the Sub-Committee.
Members asked questions of the Environmental Protection Officer and it was noted:
· Circumstances have not changed significantly and therefore, it was considered that the conditions should be the same as those placed on the premises last year.
The Applicant addressed the Sub-Committee.
The Licensing Team Leader and Environmental Protection Officer asked questions of the Applicant.
Members asked a question of the Applicant.
It was noted that:
· The Applicant accepted the conditions proposed by Environmental Protection.
· No dancefloor was proposed as the premises is a bar and restaurant with some music.
· The Applicant suggested that they would be happy to install curtains which they would close at an agreed time, if Members felt this would assist with soundproofing.
The Licensing Sub-Committee agreed:
“having read the report, and having heard from the Licensing Officer, the Environmental Protection Officer and the Applicant, granted the application with conditions consistent with the Operating Schedule accompanying the application and the conditions mentioned at paragraphs 2.2 and 2.5 in the report and the conditions referred to by the Environmental Protection Officer at Annex 3 of the report.”