The Committee makes decisions on applications for:
The District Licensing Committee is made up of a Chairperson and two of three appointed community members.
For most licence applications, if there are no objections from the public or opposition from the reporting authorities (Police, the Medical Officer of Health, and the Council's Licensing Inspectors), applications can be granted by the chairperson without the need for a public hearing.
When dealing with temporary authorities, or other applications in which there are objections or opposition, the full District Licensing Committee must sit with a quorum of three. These will sometimes be public hearings. If a public hearing is required, the applicant and objectors will be notified.