The Licensing Board is one of the
Council’s Regulatory Committees, which have decision-making
powers and report to full Council. Membership is decided at Annual
Council. Further details about the
responsibilities of each Regulatory Committee are available
Part 2: Article
8 and Part 3 of the Constitution.
This Board considers
applications for licences such as public entertainment, street
trading and hackney carriage / private hire (Taxis). Licensing
Board meetings are scheduled as needed and the public or any
petitioners for or against an application are welcome, but will be
asked to leave the room during deliberations.