Agenda and minutes

Licensing Sub-Committee
Friday, 15th May, 2020 11.00 am


No. Item


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for this meeting.


RESOLVED that Councillor Neil Heritage be elected Chair of this meeting.




Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Members are reminded of the need to consider whether they have a disclosable pecuniary, prejudicial or other (personal) interest to declare in any items on this agenda.  Details of any interest must be declared at the start of the meeting or as soon as any interest becomes apparent during the meeting.  The attached form must also be completed. Any advice required should ideally be sought before the day of the meeting.



There were no declarations of interest.




Exclusion of the Public

To consider the following motion:-

"whether under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public should be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the ground(s) that it/they involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information (as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act).  Any such decision is subject to a public interest test as provided by paragraph 10 of Schedule 12A of the Act.”



There was no application for the exclusion of the public.




Application for Grant of a Premises Licence - Cafe 55, 49-55 Eastborough, Scarborough, YO11 1NH pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To consider a report of the Environment and Regulation Manager (Ref: 20/79) attached. This report seeks the determination by the Licensing Sub-Committee of an application for the grant of a premises licence where one or more relevant representations has been received.


The Licensing Sub-Committee considered a report of the Environment and Regulation Manager (Report reference 20/79).  In addition to the report, the Sub-Committee had the benefit of the Application, and the written representations from North Yorkshire Police.  The Sub Committee heard from the Applicant’s representatives and considered the written representations from North Yorkshire Police.  Following consideration of all matters before them the Sub Committee:

RESOLVED that the licence be granted in accordance with the application but with the following conditions applied. These conditions will replace those measures set out within the Application at Section 18.




  1. The premises shall operate as a restaurant and not exclusively for the retail sale of alcohol, for the avoidance of doubt no alcohol is to be served other than to customers seated and having food within the licensed premise.




2. The following CCTV conditions shall apply:

i) A colour digital CCTV system shall be operational at the premises at all times when licensable activities are being carried out and at any other times where members of the public are present on the premises.

ii) The CCTV system shall contain the correct time and date stamp information.

iii) The CCTV system shall cover all areas of the premises occupied by the public under the terms of the licence.

iv) The CCTV system shall be capable of providing quality images of good evidential value. The system shall retain continuous footage for at least the last 28 days.

v) The CCTV footage shall be controlled and kept in a secure environment to prevent tampering or unauthorised viewing.

vi) The data controller, who is responsible for any CCTV images captured on cameras on the premises shall, on the lawful request of an authorised officer or an officer of North Yorkshire Police, cause any required footage to be downloaded immediately, or where this is not possible, as soon as reasonably practicable, and supplied to the requesting officer. Where the CCTV images are not supplied at the time of the request being made the data controller will ensure that they are secured to prevent any overwriting.

vii) The CCTV system shall be adequately maintained and be capable of transporting recorded material onto a removable media. The CCTV system replay software must allow an authorised officer or an officer of North Yorkshire Police to search the picture footage effectively and see all the information contained in the picture footage for the purposes of detecting, investigating and preventing crime. It must be possible to replay exported files immediately e.g. no indexing of files or verification checks.

viii) No device shall be permitted that could in any way adversely affect or impede the quality of the images recorded by the CCTV system, e.g. smoke or dry ice machines.




3. A documented staff training programme shall be provided to all members of staff at the premises in respect of the:-

  • age verification policy;
  • conditions attached to the Premises Licence;
  • permitted licensable activities;
  • the licensing objectives; and
  • opening times for the venue. 

with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.