Decision details

(Draft) Statement of Licensing Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the Statement of Licensing Policy




(1)          That, having given due consideration, the proposed changes be endorsed and no further amendments be suggested prior to consideration by Full Council on 22 February 2022. 


(2)          That, having given due consideration, the recommendation from the Oxfordshire Tobacco Control Alliance that where external seating is provided 100% of the seating should be no smoking and not 70% as proposed in the draft policy not be taken forward at this time but reviewed in due course.


(3)          That officers be requested to provide feedback to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee in response to their comments regarding the role of Licensing Committee in light of it meeting infrequently and notification to Ward Members of licensing applications.


Reason Key: Significant Expenditure or Savings and effect on communities in two or more wards;

Corporate Priorities : Healthy, resilient and engaged communities;

Reason No Public Access: No

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Contact: Trevor Dixon, Environmental Protection and Licensing Manager Email: Tel: 01295 221821.

Report author: Trevor Dixon

Publication date: 02/02/2021

Date of decision: 01/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/02/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 06/02/2021

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