Current policy consultations

Details of licensing-related policy consultations will be made available here as they arise.

LICENSING ACT 2003

STATEMENT OF LICENSING POLICY

Under the above Act, the Licensing Authority is required to prepare and publish a Statement of Licensing Policy every 5 years.  The Licensing Authority is currently undertaking a review of their Statement of Licensing Policy. 

A copy of the proposed draft Policy is available on the right-hand side of this page. 

If you would like to make any comments on the proposed Policy, please email licensing@southderbyshire.gov.uk or write to the Licensing Department at the address below before 28th August 2020.

Licensing Department

South Derbyshire District Council
Civic Way
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 0AH

Any comments received will be duly considered by Members at the Environmental and Development Services Committee due to be held in September 2020.

ANIMAL WELFARE LICENSING POLICY

The Council intends to introduce an Animal Welfare Licensing Policy covering providing or arranging the boarding of dogs and/or cats, dog breeding, hiring out horses, selling animals as pets, keeping or training animals for exhibition, zoos and dangerous wild animals.  The aim of the Policy is to provide guidance to applicants, members of the public and the Licensing Authority.

A copy of the draft Policy can be found on this page. 

If you would like to make any comments on the draft Policy, please email licensing@southderbyshire.gov.uk or write to the Licensing Department at the address below before 17th July 2020:

Licensing Department
South Derbyshire District Council
Civic Way
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 0AH

Any comments received will be duly considered by Members at the Environmental and Development Services Committee due to be held in August 2020.