LICENCING COMMITTEE MEETING
Cardiff Council Licencing committee will review the Co-Op’s application at their meeting at 10 am on Friday 13 September. Everyone who wrote should have received a letter from the council inviting them to speak or nominate a speaker. Cardiff Council received over 40 letters in relation to the Co-Op licencing application – many thanks to everyone who wrote. If you wrote and have not received one please contact the council. We will post the outcomes as soon as we have them.
Co-op Supermarket update
The Co-op definitely plan to open a supermarket store at the Pontcanna Pine / Dairy site. Legally, they only need planning permission for signage, as they are converting the existing building. They also need an alcohol licence.
At the public meeting the Co-op said that to open a store on this site they NEED to sell alcohol, from 7am to 10pm, for 7 days a week. The Co-op said they could NOT shorten those hours, and have in fact applied for a longer licence, from 7am to 11pm, 7 days a week.
What can you do if you wish to object to this?
‘Interested parties or responsible authorities’ should complete Cardiff Council’s forms, please click to download:
Co-op Representation Form & information sheet and send it to them. Your objections should be based on the licensing objectives and must be submitted to the council before the end of the consultation period on 26th August 2013.
When making their decision the Council are ONLY able to take into account any issues which may impact on 1 or more of the 4 licensing objectives below:
(More information please view ‘Home Office: Amended Guidance issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003’ – from page 11
Post or hand in your form to: Licensing Section, Cardiff Council, Room 161, City Hall, Cardiff CF10 3ND Quoting ref: LSS/CCCP/01731. Or email your form to: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting ref: LSS/CCCP/01731
Please copy your councillors: our Labour councillors have offered to represent us at the meeting, they are email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
& email@example.com Also your AM, including Mark Drakeford AM Mark.Drakeford@Wales.gov.uk.
What will happen next?
At the end of the consultation period, if objections have been received then a hearing will be arranged, normally within 2-3 weeks. Any person who has made written representations will be invited to attend the hearing and will be permitted to voice their concerns to the Committee.
Thank you. You can email us on: firstname.lastname@example.org