Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee
Wednesday, 12th September, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Michelle Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email: michelle.gerning@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

8/18

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 27 June 2018 as an accurate record.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 27 June 2018 were agreed as an accurate record.

 

9/18

Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

 

Minutes:

No disclosures were made.

 

10/18

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

 

 

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

 

11/18

Minutes of the Last Sub-Committee Meetings pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To approve as an accurate record the minutes of the meetings of the

Licensing Sub-Committee since the last Licensing Committee:

 

§  27 June 2018

§  28 June 2018

§  30 July 2018

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the following Sub-Committee meetings:

 

§  27 June 2018

§  28 June 2018

§  30 July 2018

12/18

Applications for Street Designation Orders - London Local Authorities Act 1990 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

A report of the proposal to designate five sites in the Borough as ‘licence streets for street trading and the granting of street trading licences under the provisions of the London Local Authorities Act 1990 (as amended).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the application for a street designation order for 46 Surrey Street (Appendix A).

 

The Licensing Manager introduced the item, explaining the process of applying for street designation orders and the details of the application before the Committee. The Committee was informed that the application had been sent to responsible authorities and advertised in the local press; no representations had been received.

 

At 6:43pm Councillor Bird arrived at the meeting.

 

The applicant was not present to provide any comment on the application.

 

In response to questions from the Committee it was confirmed by the licensing manager that a premises has to be able to take table and chairs back into the premises every night but that they don’t have to take them in. They just have to be able to do so if required.

 

The Committee RESOLVED:

1. To designate 46 Surrey Street, Croydon for the purposes of street trading.

2. To grant a street trading licence to the Applicant.

 

 

The Committee considered the application for a street designation order at 1 Matthews Yard (Appendix B).

 

The Licensing Manager introduced the item, explaining the details of the application before the Committee. The Committee was informed that the application had been sent to responsible authorities and advertised in the local press; no representations had been received.

 

The applicant was not present to provide any comment on the application.

 

In response to questions from the Committee the licensing manager advised that exchange square is private land. It is not council, but under private ownership.

 

The Committee RESOLVED:

1. To designate 1 Matthews Yard for the purposes of street trading.

2. To grant a street trading licence to the Applicant.

 

 

The Committee considered the application for a street designation order at 11 Central Parade(Appendix C).

 

The Licensing Manager introduced the item, explaining the details of the application before the Committee. The Committee was informed that the application had been sent to responsible authorities and advertised in the local press; no representations had been received.

 

The highway in question was a Council maintained road.

 

The Applicant was present and informed that his new business was to only sell fruit and vegetables.

 

In response to a question from the Committee it was clarified by the licensing manager that there was no saturation policy on Central Parade.

 

The Committee RESOLVED:

1. To designate 11 Central Parade for the purposes of street trading.

2. To grant a street trading licence to the Applicant.

 

 

The Committee considered the application for a street designation order at 50 Thornton Road(Appendix D).

 

The Licensing Manager introduced the item, explaining the details of the application before the Committee. The Committee was informed that the application had been sent to responsible authorities and advertised in the local press; no representations had been received.

 

In addition, no representations had been received from Transport for London (TfL), whom maintained the highway in question.

 

The Applicant was not present to provide any comment on the application.

 

The Committee RESOLVED  ...  view the full minutes text for item 12/18

13/18

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

 

Minutes:

Not required.