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Variations to Premises Licence

How to apply for a Variation to a Premises Licence

There are two types of Licence Variation - Full or Minor

A premises licence holder can apply to the licensing authority, using the Contact Details box below, to vary the licence. Variations could include the opening times of the premises, or even changes to the layout of the premises covered by the licence. More probably, it will relate to the licensable activities of the licence or conditions attached to the licence. The process is different for either a Full or Minor variation. 

 

Full Variation

Application forms and further information of how to vary a premises licence are available from the Home Office website 

Minor Variation

Application forms and further information about Minor Variations are available from the Home Office website

However, you can contact the Licensing Office using the Contact Details box below. 

 

How to Object to a Licence Variation (Full or Minor)

Minor Variations

You should be aware that in the case of minor variations, there is no right to a hearing (as for a full variation or new application), but licensing authorities must take any relevant representations into account in arriving at a decision. (Representations are only relevant if they clearly relate to the likely effect of the grant of the variation on the promotion of at least one of the licensing objectives.  

Interested parties (such as local residents) have ten working days from the ‘initial day’, i.e., the day after the application is received by the licensing authority to submit representations.

The licensing authority must wait until this ten working day period has elapsed before determining the application, but must do so at the latest within 15 working days, beginning on the first working day after the authority received the application, with effect either that:

  • the minor variation is granted; or,

  • the application is refused.

If the licensing authority fails to respond within 15 days the application will be treated as refused and the authority must return the fee. 

If the application is refused and is re-submitted through the full variation process, the regulations applicable to full variations will apply.

 

Full Applications

For a Full Variation application, interested parties have 28 consecutive days to make a representation, the timetable starts on the day after the day on which the application was given to the Licensing Authority.

More information about making an Objection to a Licence Variation can be found on the Home Office website or you can contact the Licensing Office using the Contact Details box below.

 

Current Premises Licence Variations

Current Applications for either Full or Minor Variation of a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003 are listed below together with an online link to make an objection. The closing date by which to make an objection is noted below each entry.

* Any layout plans involved with alterations to Premises can be viewed, by appointment, at the Licensing Offices, please call to arrange an appointment beforehand. Contact details can be found in the Contact Details box below.

Also, please note that whilst an email can be accepted, a hard copy of your objection, in addition, must also be sent to the Licensing Authority, details of which are in the Contact Details box below.

Applications received and awaiting approval :- 


 

Received: 22nd May 2015

Applicant: Marstons PLC

Premises: Old Crispin, 5 Church Street, Stourbridge, DY8 1LT (DY/51/0078)

Type of application: Minor Variation

Details of variation applied for:

To alter the layout of the premises in accordance with the plans submitted to the Licensing Section  no: P0515/15523/0.1 (please contact the Licensing Section if you wish to view these plans);

To remove the following wording from the current premises licence under the heading a)General all four licensing objectives: 

‘The types of regulated entertainment proposed materially do no more than reinstate the normal pub entertainment that was previously unregulated as identified. No new steps have been identified in relation to the four licensing objectives’.  

and under the heading e)The protection of children from harm, The restrictions set out in the Licensing Act 2003 will apply. No unusual or additional risks of harm to children have been identified’.

Object to this variation

Closing date: 8th June 2015   


Received: 13th May 2015

Applicant: Aldi Stores Ltd

Premises: Aldi, Saltwells Road, Dudley, DY2 9PE

Type of application:  Variation

Details of variation applied for: To increase the retail floor area of the store as shown on the plans submitted with the application to the Licensing Section  (please contact the Licensing Section if you wish to view these plans)  

Object to this variation 

Closing date: 10th June 2015  


Received: 21st May 2015

Applicant: Marstons PLC

Premises: Labour In Vain, 59 Redhill, Stourbridge, DY8 1NG (DY/51/0485)

Type of application: Minor Variation

Details of minor variation applied for: To vary the times for opening to the members of the public as below, so as to facilitate the provision of breakfasts, coffees, teas & cakes; No change to the hours for licensable activities these will remain as existing   

CURRENT HOURS:

PROPOSED HOURS:

Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Mondays:

10.00 to 00.30

Mondays:

08.00 to 00.30

Tuesdays:

10.00 to 00.30

Tuesdays:

08.00 to 00.30

Wednesdays:

10.00 to 00.30

Wednesdays:

08.00 to 00.30

Thursdays:

10.00 to 01.30

Thursdays:

08.00 to 01.30

Fridays:

10.00 to 01.30

Fridays:

08.00 to 01.30

Saturdays:

10.00 to 01.30

Saturdays:

08.00 to 01.30

Sundays:

10.00 to 00.30

Sundays:

08.00 to 00.30

Non-standard timings: New Years Eve 10.00hrs to New Years Day terminal hour as proposed

Non-standard timings: No change

 

Object to this variation

Closing date: 5th June 2015

 


   

Contacting the Licensing Office

Law & Governance, Unit 1, Hurst Business Park, Narrowboat Way, Brierley Hill, DY5 1UF

telephone 01384 815489 or 01384 815377

fax 01384 812630

The office is open from 8.00am to 4.00pm daily. Applicants are seen by appointment only.

Disabled users of our service, please note that if possible could you contact us to make an appointment before visiting our offices, to enable us to meet your needs.

General Contact Form

 

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