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DECLARATIONS OF PARTY WHIP
Party Whips are not to be used by this Committee in respect of functions concerning the determination of new Licence Applications, Revocations and Appeals. When considering any other matter which relates to a decision of the Cabinet, in accordance with Regulatory Committee Procedure Rule 9, Members must declare the existence of the Committee's deliberations on the matter.
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To note the Minutes of the meeting held on 16 February 2023.
RESOLVED: The minutes of the meeting held on 16 February 2023 be noted.
The Legal & Democratic Services Manager briefed everyone on the hearing procedure.
To consider the report of the Corporate Director Of Place and Community.
Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director Of Place and Community as contained on pages 357 - 412 of the Book of Reports in respect of an Application for a Variation to the Premises Licence in respect of Cactus Rays, Unit 7 Burscough Wharf, Liverpool Road North, Burscough L40 5RZ.
Prior to the hearing the Applicant agreed to amend the application in relation to the operating hours for licensable activities as well as adding additional conditions to Annex 2 of the Premises Licence. The amendments were agreed with the Police and Environmental Protection.
THE AMENDED APPLICATION GRANTED SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING:
The application for the variation shall be granted in part as follows:
Provision of Live Music indoors ONLY
Hours to be operated in accordance with the requirements of the Live Music Act 2012 (as amended)
Provision of Recorded Music indoors ONLY
Sunday to Thursday – 11.00 to 00.00 midnight
Friday and Saturday – 11.00 to 01.00
Supply of alcohol on and off the Premises
Monday to Sunday – 11.00 to 00.30
Hours premises are open to the public
Monday to Sunday – 09.00 to 01.00
The Applicant proposed the following additional conditions as part of the amended application to vary the premises licence:
1. The Applicant shall submit and have approved by Lancashire Constabulary a written drugs policy detailing how possession of drugs & use of drugs within the premises shall be minimised, how any confiscated, found or surrendered drugs are stored and safely disposed of. This policy shall be reviewed at least once per annum and made available to any responsible authority on request.
2. The Applicant shall submit and have approved by Lancashire Constabulary and Environmental Protection at West Lancashire Borough Council a written dispersal policy detailing how the premises will minimise incidents of nuisance emanating from customers leaving the premises during the terminus hour. This policy shall be reviewed at least once per annum and made available to any responsible authority on request.
3. The Applicant shall submit and have approved a Noise Management Plan to West Lancashire Borough Council's Environmental Protection Department detailing how the premises will minimise outbreak of noise nuisance emanating from the premises. This policy shall be reviewed at least once per annum and made available to any responsible authority on request