Seeking a review of an existing licence

The following can seek a review of a premises licence or a club premises certificate:

Interested parties

  • A locally elected Member
  • Any other person

Responsible authorities

  • Gloucestershire Constabulary
  • Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service
  • Pollution Prevention
  • Health & Safety Enforcement
  • Local Planning Authority
  • Child Protection
  • Trading Standards
  • NHS Gloucestershire

Valid reasons for a review

Your reasons must relate to at least one of the four licensing objectives:

  • Prevention of crime and disorder
  • Public safety
  • Prevention of public nuisance
  • Protection of children from harm

Requesting a review

There is no charge for requesting a review.

You need to:

What happens next

We can reject any request if we consider it to be frivolous, vexatious or a repetition.

If the application is accepted then we will:

1.  advertise the request

  • at the council offices
  • on the council website

2.  invite further objections about the premises

After the consultation period of 28 days, the request will be referred to the licensing sub-committee to consider.

If you are not happy with the decision of the licensing committee:

You have the right of appeal to the magistrates' court.  If you are not sure of what the best course of action is for you, we would recommend that you seek professional advice.