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DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTEREST.
There were no declarations of personal interests.
The Assistant Solicitor briefed all present on the procedure for the meeting and advised the Sub Committee that an application had been received for the grant of a Premises Licence in respect of Etto’s Coffee Shop, 25 High Street, Llandybie, SA18 3HX to permit:-
The Sub-Committee noted that the following documentation was attached to the report:
· Appendix A – Copy of the application
· Appendix B – Representations submitted by the Licensing Authority
· Appendix C – Representations submitted by the Dyfed Powys Police
· Appendix D – Representations submitted by other persons
In addition to the above, the Sub-Committee received, with the consent of all parties, the following additional documentation:
· Plan detailing the location of the premises
· Correspondence from the Dyfed Powys Police withdrawing its objections following agreement having been reached with the applicant on the inclusion of its suggested 18 conditions to be applied to the Licence, if granted.
· Correspondence dated 17th February from the applicant accepting the Police’s suggested 18 conditions.
The Licensing Authority Representative referred to his written representations, as detailed within Appendix B to the report, and confirmed that subsequent thereto the Licensing Authority had been advised by the Dyfed Powys Police that it was withdrawing its representations on the basis agreement had been reached with the applicant on the inclusion of its suggested 18 conditions to the Licence. As a result of that agreement, he suggested that should the Sub Committee be minded to grant the application, as submitted, those 18 conditions replace the conditions attached to the original operating schedule.
The Licensing Authority Representative also referred to Appendix D to the report and to the comments received from the Llandybie Community Council to the effect that whilst supporting the application, it was of the view the sale of alcohol should be restricted until after 6.00 p.m. when there was less of a likeliehood of unaccompanied children being present when alcohol was sold. In light of that representation, the Licensing Authority had considered the provisions of Paragraph 91 of the Council’s Licensing Policy and parts 14.46 and 14.49 of Statutory Guidance relating to access by children to licensed premises, and was of the view there was no requirement for additional conditions to be applied to the Licence.
All parties present were afforded the opportunity of questioning the Licensing Authority representative on his submission.
A representation was received in support of the application citing the excellent manner in the way the business currently operated which had provided both jobs and increased footfall within the village of Llandybie. The concerns of Llandybie Community Council were not supported.
All parties present were afforded the opportunity of questioning the supporter on his submission.
The applicant outlined to the Sub-Committee his reasons for seeking a premises licence for the purposes of enabling customers to enjoy an alcoholic drink with afternoon ... view the full minutes text for item 2.