DPS variation (consent and application) - Premises licence

If you wish to nominate or become a new DPS on a premises licence, you must submit an application and consent form.

Premises Licences that authorise the sale of alcohol must specify an individual in the role of DPS.

If you wish to nominate a new DPS on a premises licence, you will need to complete and upload a consent form with your online application.

Fees

Application - £23.00

Application, guidance notes or terms and conditions

Apply to vary a premises licence to specify a DPS online >

Attachments required

Premises Licence

Processing and timescales

This application is in consultation for 14 days following receipt of the application.

The application will be granted the day after the end of the consultation period if no representations are received against the application. 

If representations are received, a hearing will be held within 20 working days after end of the consultation period and you will be notified in writing.

If the application is granted the licence will be issued within 28 working days of the grant of the application. 

Validity and renewals

The Licence is valid whilst the premises is used for licensable activities and subject to annual fees. We will automatically raise an invoice for the payment.

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Complaints

Contact us in the first instance

If an application for a licence is refused the failed applicant can appeal. 

Appeals are made to a Magistrates' court within 21 days of notice of decision. A licence holder may appeal against any conditions attached to a licence, a decision to reject a variation application, a decision to reject a transfer application or a decision to exclude an activity or person as premises supervisor. Appeals are made to a Magistrates' court within 21 days of notice of the decision.

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