If you wish to hold a temporary event then you will need to provide us with a temporary event notice (TEN). Your event and application must adhere to the following conditions.
Please be aware that year starts 1st January.
There are two types of TEN, a standard TEN and a late TEN.
If you are giving more than one TEN for the premises there must be a break of 24 hours between events.
You must give at least 10 working days notice for a standard TEN and not less than five or more than nine working days notice for a late TEN. A working day does not include weekends or public holidays, or the day the Licensing Authority receives the notice or the day of the event.
Premises can hold 12 events in one year.
The notice can only be valid if it is given in accordance with the Regulations made under the Licensing Act 2003. The Licensing Authority has no authority or discretion to disregard or alter the Regulations.
Provided the notice has been correctly made and the premises has not exceeded its number and you have not exceeded your numbers, then the Licensing Authority will acknowledge your TEN by signing a copy which will be returned to you. That is your authority to conduct the licensable activity or activities notified by you at the time and place specified by you on the TEN.
The Police or Environmental Health can object to the event. If an objection is made to a standard TEN then the objection will be heard by the Licensing Sub-Committee at a hearing. If an objection concerns a late TEN, then there will be no hearing and the event cannot go ahead. You will be informed if there is an objection. If you think that there is anything contentious about your event then you should consider contacting the Police on 01522 558380 and or Environmental Health on 01522 881188.
You must display the TEN at the event for all to see.
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