Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub Committee
Tuesday, 5th January, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting on Zoom. View directions

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Items
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82.

WEBCASTING ANNOUNCEMENT

This virtual meeting is to be webcast. Members are reminded of the need to unmute before speaking.

 

The Chairman will read the following announcement:

 

“I would like to remind everyone present that this meeting will be broadcast live to the internet (or filmed) and will be capable of repeated viewing (or another use by such third parties).

 

Please could I also remind Members of the Public who have registered to speak that they will be admitted to the meeting at the appropriate time.

 

Please also be aware that if technical difficulties interrupt the meeting that cannot be overcome, I may need to adjourn the meeting.”

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Minutes:

The Chairman made a short address to remind everyone present that the virtual meeting would be broadcast live to the internet and would be capable of repeated viewing, which could infringe their human and data protection rights.

 

 

83.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct.

 

 

84.

Procedures for the Conduct of a Virtual Meeting pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Please find attached the revised procedures for holding and attending a virtual meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee noted the procedure for the conduct of business for this virtual meeting.

 

 

85.

Procedure for the Conduct of Business pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To note the adopted procedure for the conduct of business by the Sub-Committee.

 

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee noted the agreed procedure for the conduct of business and the Terms of Reference.

 

 

86.

APPLICATION FOR THE RENEWAL OF A STREET TRADING CONSENT - DEBDEN TRADERS ASSOCIATION, 26 THE BROADWAY, LOUGHTON IG10 3ST pdf icon PDF 196 KB

To consider the attached report for the renewal of a street trading consent.

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Minutes:

The three Councillors that presided over this application were Councillors R. Morgan (Chairman), I. Hadley and D. Sunger.

 

The Chairman introduced the Members and Officers present and outlined the procedure that would be followed for the determination of the application. The objector, Ms Smith, was in attendance

 

(a)        Application before the Sub-Committee

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer, D Gould informed the Sub-Committee that an application for a renewal of an existing Street Trading Consent had been received from the Debden Traders Association, to trade with stalls for a market for the sale of mixed goods, to include hot and cold food and drinks at The Broadway, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3ST, during the following hours:

 

Monday to Saturday  08.00 – 17.00pm, and

Sunday                      10.00 – 16.00pm.

 

The application was received on the 12 October 2020.  This was a late submission and should have been submitted on or before 7 October 2020. The renewal of this Trading Consent had been late over several years and  a warning letter was issued for the consent in 2019, this was renewed 4 months late in February 2020.Historically the consent was for 2 days per week. In 2016 an application was made to trade for 7 days per week, no objections were received and the Street Trading Consent was granted.

 

There was no requirement in the Local Government Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1982 Act to carry out any consultation, but the Licensing Officer notified Essex Police, Essex Fire and Rescue Service, Environmental Team, Public Health, Essex County Council Highways, Loughton Town Council and the ward councillors and a public notice was placed at the site.

 

The authority received comments from Essex Fire and Rescue and Essex County Council Highways and one representation of objection from a local business.

 

(b)       Presentation of the Application

 

The applicant had advised that he would not be in attendance.

 

(c)        Presentation from the Objector

 

Ms Smith, the objector, detailed that the applicant had historically had one table outside his shop, in the last two years the size and number of tables had increased and the larger display had impacted on her business. She had unsuccessfully tried to negotiate directly with Mr Sparks in relation to compatible pricing between the two parties. She stated that during lockdown there had been an additional expansion outside the businesses that had been forced to closed.  She had raised concerns with the Council in relation to: the COVID safety of the arrangement and the stalls had been dispersed along The Broadway; the parking of a van; and questioned if Mr Peters was running the stall.

 

She advised the Committee that she had not seen the notice that should have been on the lamppost and detailed the content of a leaflet that had been circulated that said market stalls were available but they must not jeopardise any other business.

 

(d)       Questions for the Objector from the Sub-Committee

 

The Sub-Committee sought clarity around the number of stalls, Ms Smith advised that 8 years ago there was 1  ...  view the full minutes text for item 86.

87.

APPLICATION FOR A PREMISES LICENCE - GODS OWN PIZZA, 155 HIGH ROAD, LOUGHTON IG10 4LF pdf icon PDF 354 KB

To consider the attached report for a new premises licence.

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Minutes:

The three Councillors that presided over this application were Councillors R. Morgan (Chairman), B. Rolfe and D. Sungar.

 

The Chairman introduced the Members and Officers present and outlined the procedure that would be followed for the determination of the application. The applicant Lee Norton, ManosFilaitis, Jane Musgrove and the objector David Hartnell were in attendance.

 

 

(a)        Application before the Sub-Committee

 

The Licensing Compliance Officer, H Ibrahim, informed the Sub-Committee that an application for a new Premises Licence had been received fromTD&H Restaurants Ltd for a new premises licence at 155 High Road, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4LF. The application was for a new pizza restaurant, the applicant was applying for the following licensable activities:

 

Live Music (indoors)

Monday to Saturday   11:00-00:00

Sunday                       11:00-23:00

Season variations to include Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day preceding any bank holidays timings 11:00-00:30 and New Year’s Eve 11:00-02:00

 

Provision of recorded music (both indoors and outdoors)

Monday to Saturday   11:00-00:00

Sunday                        11:00-23:00

Season variations to include Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day preceding any bank holidays timings 11:00-00:30 and New Year’s Eve 11:00-02:00

 

Late Night Refreshments (both indoors and outdoors)

Sunday to Wednesday   23:00-00:00

Thursday-Saturday        23:00-00:30

Season variations to include Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day preceding any bank holidays timings 11:00-01:00 and New Year’s Eve 11:00-02:30

 

Supply of Alcohol (both on and off the premises)

Sunday to Wednesday   11:00-00:00

Thursday to Saturday     11:00-00:30

Season variations to include Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day preceding any bank holidays timings 11:00-01:00 and New Year’s Eve 11:00-02:30

 

Premises be open to the public

Monday to Saturday       11:00-01:00

Sunday                           11:00-00:00

Season variations to include Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and the day preceding any bank holidays timings 11:00-01:30 and New Year’s Eve 11:00-03:00

 

 

The application was received by the Licensing Authority on the 18 November 2020. The premises licence application and the operating schedule set out the conditions which would be attached to the licence, if this application was to be granted.

All Responsible Authorities had been notified and it had been properly advertised at the premises and in a local newspaper, all residences and businesses within a 150 metre radius of the premises were individually consulted.

The authority had received five representations from Loughton Town Council, Connaught Avenue Essex Ltd and local residents, The objections related to the prevention of crime and disorder, public safety, the prevention of public nuisance and the protection of children from harm.

Responses had been received from the Police and the Environment and Noise Enforcement Team that detailed the agreed conditions to be added to the license, if this was granted.

 

(b)       Presentation of the Application

 

Mr Norton outlined his and his team’s experience and the effective operation of their local licensed restaurants. He advised the Sub-Committee that this application was for a high quality, respectable family-based pizza restaurant.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 87.