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Declarations of interest, if any.


There were no declarations made at the meeting.


Minutes of the meeting held on 7th February, 2020 pdf icon PDF 47 KB


RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 7th February, 2020 be approved as a correct record and were signed by the Chair.


Application for a new premises licence - Costcutter, Units 1 To 4, Tadcaster Court, Doncaster Road, Armthorpe, Doncaster, DN3 2FA. pdf icon PDF 322 KB

(Appendix E to the report is not for publication as it contains personal
information protected by Data Protection Legislation, not required to
be published
in accordance with the Licensing Act 2003).

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The CommitteeThe Committee considered an application for a new premises licence for Units 1 to 4, Tadcaster Court, Doncaster Road, Armthorpe, DN3 2FA.


The application was brought before the Committee due to the number of representations from local residents with their concerns to the four licensing objectives.


The Sub-Committee Members, the applicant and the Objectors making representations had received the agenda papers prior to the meeting.


At the commencement of the hearing, the Chair made introductions and outlined the procedures to be followed.


The Licensing Officer introduced the report and outlined the salient points.


The Applicant, Mr Kalanathan, addressed the Committee and outlined the key points and answered questions.


All parties were then asked to leave the room whilst the Sub-Committee deliberated on the application and made their decision.


RESOLVED that We have considered the application for a Premises Licence for Costcutter, Units 1to4, Tadcaster court, Doncaster Road, Armthorpe, Doncaster DN3 2FA and have taken into account the written representations made and the evidence presented today, the steps that are appropriate to promote the Licensing Objectives, the Home Office Guidance and our Statement of Licensing Policy and noting the amendments to the operating schedule made today have decided to grant the licence in the terms set out in Appendix B as amended subject to the following conditions:-


1)    Any deliveries to the Premises shall only take place during the hours of 9am to 4pm; and


2)    The CCTV shall be in operation so to ensure the sales areas and the areas where the alcohol is on display, will be monitored, as well as the outside of the Premises. All footage shall be kept for at least 30 days and made available to the Police, Officers of the Council, and other enforcing authorities upon request.


The Applicant presents as an experienced retailer who is wanting to open another retail store. The Committee were satisfied the Applicant had a good understanding of the licensing objectives and were satisfied the premises would be run so as to promote them.


When questioned, the Applicant clarified that there would be no drinking in the store and the operating schedule was amended to reflect this.


Regarding the potential for noise issues, the Applicant will be putting covering on the ceiling to help eliminate noise to the flats above. The Applicant also confirmed that deliveries usually come between 9am and 4pm, and that the delivery company has visited the store and carried out risk assessments on when, and how, deliveries will be made. Big lorries will need to make their deliveries through the front door. Some smaller deliveries may be made to the backdoor. The Applicant says he has permission for both. The Committee is concerned that if deliveries take place at anytime when the store is opened, this could cause a noise nuisance and have dealt with this issue by way of a condition.


The Committee considered whether there should be a restriction on the opening  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.