Decision details

Reinstatement of existing highways amenity licensing/pavement licensing (pavement café) activity in relation to the covid19 outbreak

Decision Maker: Assistant Director for Technical Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Government advice was that the hospitality venues must close from 31 December 2020 unless operating as a takeaway/delivery operation.

The council suspended highways amenity and pavement licences on 31 December 2021, see Covid HAL/PL suspension decision 31.12.20

Businesses that remained open under that capacity did so without seating areas.

Those businesses that have either a highways amenity licence or a pavement licence for external seating areas will be permitted to reintroduce those areas from 12 April 2021.

Contact: Kevin Price, Licensing officer street trading Email: Tel: 01432 260805.

Publication date: 07/04/2021

Date of decision: 07/04/2021

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