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Licensing policies

As a licensing authority, Blackpool Council is required to produce policies for various types of licences:

Current policies

Review of Sex Establishment policy 2021

On 19 January 2021, the Licensing Committee resolved to consult on a revised Sex Establishment Policy which, if approved would have the effect of

  1. Reducing the number of sex shops to 1
  2. Reducing the number of sexual entertainment venues to 0, but providing ‘grandfather rights’ to those venues currently licensed
  3. Amending the standard conditions for sexual entertainment venues.

The draft-revised policy highlights the proposed amendments in red:- Determination of Applications 3.3 and Appendix B sections 14-18 and 47. 

The closing date for comments on this consultation is 31 March 2021

Comments can be made by email to licensing.la2003@blackpool.gov.uk or in writing by posting to:

Licensing Service, Blackpool Council, P O Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA

Policy on the use of the National Register of Taxi Licence Revocation and Refusals (NR3)

On 25 February 2020, the licensing committee resolved to consult on a NR3 Policy which, if approved would have the effect of

  1. Applicants that have been previously refused/revoked their personal details will be added to the national register.
  2. Any new applicants that are refused or any existing applicants that are revoked their personal details will be added to the national register.
  3. The national register will be checked as part of the application process for both new and renewal applications.
  4. Information in relation to decisions to refuse or revoke licences will be provided to other authorities that make a request following a satisfactory data protection impact assessment.

The closing date for comments on this consultation is 12 March 2021.

Comments can be made by email to licensing@blackpool.gov.uk or in writing by posting to:Licensing Service, Blackpool Council, P O Box 4, Blackpool, FY1 1NA

 

Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478572
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