Agenda, decisions and draft minutes


Licensing Committee - Wednesday 7 September 2016 5.00 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA. View directions

Contact: Louise Aston - Aaron Hetherington, Democratic and Elections  Email: louise.aston@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 221601 / Email: aaron.hetherington@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 227956

Items
No. Item

12.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interests and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

13.

Petitions and Requests to Address the Meeting

The Chairman to report on any requests to submit petitions or to address the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no petitions or requests to address the meeting.

14.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

15.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 17 May 2016.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meetings of the Committee held on 2 November 2015 and 17 May 2016 were agreed as a correct records and signed by the Chairman.

16.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

Minutes:

There were no Chairman’s announcements.

17.

Draft Street Trading Policy pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Report of Public Protection Manager

 

 

Purpose of report

 

To approve in principle a draft revised Street Trading Policy prior to consultation (including the principle of a new fee structure) and subject to consultation to recommend that Council designate all streets within the boundary of Cherwell District Council as Consent Streets from 3 January 2017

 

 

Recommendations

            

Members are asked to:

 

(i)         to note and reaffirm the council’s adoption of Schedule 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 for the purpose of street trading.

 

(ii)        subject to rescinding the current Prohibited Streets Designation (Appendix A), to agree in principle to the draft street trading policy and Consent Streets Designation (Appendix B) thereby designating all of the streets within the Cherwell District Council trading boundary as Consent Streets for the purpose of street trading with effect from 3 January 2017.

 

(iii)       to delegate authority to the Public Protection Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Licensing Committee to approve the final street trading policy and Consent Streets Designation, following the consideration of any consultation responses.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

     

(1)          That the council’s adoption of Schedule 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 for the purpose of street trading be noted and reaffirmed.

 

(2)          That, subject to rescinding the current Prohibited Streets Designation,  agreement in principle be given to the draft street trading policy and Consent Streets Designation (Annex to the minutes as set out in the minute book) thereby designating all of the streets within the Cherwell District Council trading boundary as Consent Streets for the purpose of street trading with effect from 3 January 2017.

 

(3)          That authority be delegated to the Public Protection Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Licensing Committee to approve the final street trading policy and Consent Streets Designation, following the consideration of any consultation responses.

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Public Protection Manager to approve in principle a draft revised Street Trading Policy prior to consultation (including the principle of a new fee structure) and subject to consultation to recommend that the council  designates all streets within the boundary of Cherwell District Council as Consent Streets from 3 January 2017

 

Resolved

     

(1)          That the council’s adoption of Schedule 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 for the purpose of street trading be noted and reaffirmed.

 

(2)          That, subject to rescinding the current Prohibited Streets Designation,  agreement in principle be given to the draft street trading policy and Consent Streets Designation (Annex to the minutes as set out in the minute book) thereby designating all of the streets within the Cherwell District Council trading boundary as Consent Streets for the purpose of street trading with effect from 3 January 2017.

 

(3)          That authority be delegated to the Public Protection Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Licensing Committee to approve the final Street Trading Policy and Consent Streets Designation, following the consideration of any consultation responses.

 


18.

Taxi Policy and General Licensing Update pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Report of Shared Public Protection Manager

 

Purpose of report

           

To update the Licensing Committee on various licensing matters including the progress of the new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy

 

 

Recommendations

            

1.1         The committee is asked to make any comments in relation to the draft Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy

 

1.2       The meeting is recommended to note the licensing update

Decision:

Resolved

           

(1)          That the draft Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy be noted.

 

(2)          That the licensing update be noted

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report to update the Licensing Committee on various licensing matters including the progress of the new Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy.

 

 

Resolved

           

(1)          That the draft Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy be noted.

 

(2)          That the licensing update be noted