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Licensing Policy

Statement of Licensing Policy

The current Statement of Licensing Policy was adopted by Craven District Council on 2nd August 2016. word icon Licensing Policy 2.8.16 [197kb]

'The Council's vision is for Craven to be a prosperous place with strong, vibrant and diverse communities.'

This Statement of Licensing Policy is intended to aid applicants, residents, local businesses, the Responsible Authorities, Licensing Authority and any other persons in to understanding the licensing process in Craven.

When reading this policy it is important to remember that it relates to a wide range of activities and not just consumption of alcohol, for example theatres, cinemas, late night hot food takeaways and diverse cultural entertainments.

This document sets out the position and view of the Licensing Authority in respect of matters in connection with the discharge of its licensing functions.

The document is not a full and authoritative statement of the Law or statutory guidance and does not constitute professional or legal advice.