Making a representation about an application or review
New applications and major variations have a 28 day period during which representations can be made.
Current applications under the Licencing Act 2003
These applications are open for representations
Current licence reviews under the Licensing Act 2003
These reviews are open for representations
Who can make representation
- Any Person who is being impacted on by the Premises or Club such as:
- A local resident
- A local business
- A Councillor representing a local resident or business
- A Town or Parish Council
- Gloucestershire Constabulary
- Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service
- Environmental Protection
- Health & Safety Enforcement
- Local Planning Authority
- Safeguarding Children Board
- Trading Standards
- NHS Gloucestershire
What is a representation
When a new application or major variation application is submitted for a premises or club premises certificate there is a 28 day representation period during which responsible authorities or other persons can submit a representation against or in support of the application.
When an application has been submitted for a review of a licence there is a 28 day representation period during which responsible authorities or other persons can submit a representation against or in support of the application
Valid reasons for a representation
Your reasons must relate to at least one of the four licensing objectives:
- Prevention of crime and disorder
- Public safety
- Prevention of public nuisance
- Protection of children from harm
Making a representation
You need to:
- read the guidance notes
- You can email, write in, or complete and email this form
Address: Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud, GL5 4UB
Telephone: 01453 754440
What happens next
We can reject any Representation if we consider it to be frivolous, vexatious or a repetition.
If the representation is valid, we will arrange a hearing within 20 working days of the end of the Representation period. Those who have made a Representation will be invited to attend.
If you are not happy with the decision of the licensing committee
You have the right of appeal to the magistrates' court. If you are not sure of what the best course of action is for you, we would recommend that you seek professional advice.