If you live near a licensed premise that has made a new application or seeks to vary (i.e. extend the hours) an existing premises licence, and this causes you concern, you may want to make a representation/objection to the application.
Responsible Authorities and other persons can lodge representations/objections with the Licensing Authority during the 28 day consultation period.
Objections must be based around one (or more) of the licensing objectives and must be made in writing, and sent to the Licensing Authority within the 28 day consultation period.
The four licensing objectives are:
For further information and complete guidance on how to object (make a representation) to an application please download our advice sheet.