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Provisional statement

provisional statement can tell you if your business is likely to get a premises licence.

Provisional statements are not an authorisation, you will still need the relevant permissions to carry on licensable activities.


£315 for a provisional statement

How to apply

The application pack includes more information on the eligibility criteria, fees and the documentation you’ll need.

Apply for a provisional statement

You must include a plan of the premises and a schedule of works.

What happens next

You should advertise the variation application for 28 days at the premises, and in the public notices section of the local newspaper.

If we do not receive any representations against the application within the 28 days, then we’ll issue the licence.

If we do receive a representation from a responsible authority or interested party, then the licensing sub committee may need to review the application. We’ll arrange a hearing within 20 working days after the representation period ends.