Agenda and minutes

Licensing Committee - Monday, 2nd September, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Julie Zientek  Democratic Services Officer

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


There were no apologies for absence.




Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


There were no declarations of interest.




Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.32 of the Committee Procedural Rules and Appendix 7 to the Rules a total period of 10 minutes is allocated for members of the public to address the Committee on any matter relevant to the work of the Committee.  Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes but the Chairman will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned where there are a number of speakers.  Members of the public are not required to give notice to use this facility. However, as a matter of courtesy, a period of 24 hours’ notice is encouraged.


Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the meeting should provide at least three clear working days’ notice in writing and should include the question with that notice. This will enable an informed answer to be given.


There were no members of the public present.




Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 4 March 2019.


RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 4 March 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.




Minutes of Licensing Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Additional documents:


RESOLVED – That the minutes of the following meetings be received:


(a)    Licensing Act Sub-Committee meetings held on:


25 October 2018

22 February 2019

8 March 2019

14 March 2019

11 June 2019

21 June 2019

6 August 2019


(b) General Licensing Sub-Committee meetings held on:


19 March 2019

20 June 2019

16 July 2019




Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 111 KB

For Members’ information, the Committee’s terms of reference and those of its sub-committees, as set out in the Constitution, are attached.


RESOLVED – That the Committee’s Terms of Reference be noted.



Designation of Streets within the Borough for the Purposes of Street Trading pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider a report seeking approval for amendments to the current designation of streets for the purposes of regulating street trading within Cheshire East.


Additional documents:


The Committee considered a report which sought Members’ approval for amendments to the current designation of streets for the purposes of regulating street trading within Cheshire East.


It was good practice to review and update street trading designations to ensure that they remained relevant.  The Council’s current street trading designations had not been amended since the inception of the Council in 2009.




(a)       That a resolution be passed confirming the Council’s intention to designate the identified streets within the ‘Schedule of Streets’, as set out in Appendix A to the report, for the purposes of Street Trading, and


(b)       That authority be given to the Licensing Team Leader to follow any necessary statutory procedures including the publication of the required Notices to complete the designation process.