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Meeting of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee held on 09/10/2007
Agenda




To: All Members of the LICENSING
AND REGULATORY COMMITTEE
Fax No: 01483-523475
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When calling please ask for: Maureen Brown
Direct line: 01483 523492
E-mail: mbrown@waverley.gov.uk
Date: 28th September 2007
Membership of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Cllr L C Bate (Chairman) Cllr J P Hubble
Cllr Mrs G M Beel (Vice-Chairman) Cllr S R E Inchbald
Cllr Mrs E Cable Cllr P B Isherwood
Cllr M Causey Cllr R A Knowles
Cllr V Duckett Cllr S Renshaw
Cllr R D Frost Cllr J R Sandy
Cllr Mrs J P Hargreaves Cllr J M Savage
Cllr N P Holder
Substitute Members

Conservative Liberal Democrat Independent

Cllr S N Reynolds Cllr Mrs C E Savage Cllr Mrs D M James
Cllr C R Baily
Cllr S P Connolly
Cllr S L Hill
Cllr B J D Morgan

Dear Councillor

A meeting of the LICENSING AND REGULATORY COMMITTEE will be held as follows:-

DATE: TUESDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2007

TIME: 7.00 PM

PLACE: COUNCIL CHAMBER, COUNCIL OFFICES, THE BURYS, GODALMING

The Agenda for the Meeting is set out below.

Yours faithfully

MARY ORTON

Chief Executive
This meeting will be preceded by an open public question time
in the Council Chamber
Questions may only relate to general issues of policy and not to individual applications

AGENDA


1. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 11th June 2007 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.

3. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

To receive from members declarations of personal and prejudicial interests in relation to any items included in the agenda for this meeting, in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

4. ACTION TAKEN SINCE THE LAST MEETING

To note the following action taken by the Chief Executive since the last meeting of the Committee, following consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman. The Register of Decisions will be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting.

5. HACKNEY CARRIAGES (TAXIS) AND PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES AGE POLICY - REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION OF INTRODUCTION
[Wards Affected: N/A]

Recommendation

6. APPLICATION FOR EXEMPTION FROM PRIVATE HIRE PLATE DISPLAY
[Wards Affected: N/A]
Recommendation

7. LICENSING LARGE/HIGH BASE VEHICLES (4 X 4 VEHICLES) AS PRIVATE HIRE VEHICLES
[Wards Affected: N/A]

Recommendation

It is recommended that the Committee

1. agrees that 4 x 4 vehicles should not be licensed as hackney carriages; and

2. decides whether it would wish to approve such vehicles for licensing as private hire vehicles.

8. LICENCES APPROVED UNDER DELEGATED AND OTHER POWERS – LICENSING ACT 2007
[Wards Affected: All]

Attached at Appendix D is a list of premises licences approved under delegated powers to date. These applications were approved where there were no representations to be considered, or where representations made were withdrawn, either because of amendment to the application or conditions added to the licence by agreement with the applicants. Generally, agreed conditions are added to licences where the responsible authorities have proposed and discussed these with the applicant and have come to an agreement.

Attached at Appendix E is a list of those licences or certificates which have been brought before the Licensing Sub-Committees to consider representations.

This report is brought forward for the Committee’s information, in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation.

Background Papers (CEx)

Applications for the licences referred to, held in the appropriate files in the Licensing Section.


9. MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE LICENSING (GENERAL PURPOSES) SUB-COMMITTEE
[Wards Affected: All]

To receive the Minutes of the Meeting of the Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee held on 5th July 2007 attached at Appendix F and the Special Meeting of the Licensing (General Purposes) Sub-Committee held on16th August 2007 attached at Appendix G.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the Minutes of the Meeting be noted.

10. MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS OF THE LICENSING ACT 2003 SUB-COMMITTEES
[Wards Affected: All]
To receive the Minutes of the Meeting of Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee ‘D’ held on 12th July 2007 attached at Appendix H.

Recommendation

It is recommended that the Minutes of the Meeting be noted.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman: -

11. LEGAL ADVICE

To consider any legal advice relating to any items in the agenda.


For further information or assistance, please telephone
Maureen Brown, Democratic Services Officer on ext 3492 or 01483 523492
or mbrown@waverley.gov.uk

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