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Variations to club premises certificates

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Variations to club premises certificates

If a club wants to make changes to their club premises certificate, they can apply for a variation of the certificate.

If the club is only looking to make small changes to the certificate, which will not impact on the promotion of the licensing objectives, it may be possible to apply for a Minor variations to a club premises certificate. Minor variations are subject to a simpler application process and a lower application fee.

Further guidance on variation applications can be found on the GOV.UK website.

To help make your application process run more smoothly, Worcestershire Regulatory Services now offers a pre-application assistance service.

Apply by post

Clubs need to send applications to us at:

Licensing, Wychavon District Council, The Civic Centre, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 1PT

Copies of your application will also need to be sent to all of the responsible authorities, contact details are the pdf Responsible Authorities List. (219 KB)

Download the application form:

A public notice must be displayed at the club premises and published in a local newspaper, circular or similar document during the consultation period required before your certificate is issued. A template for you do use to do this can be downloaded below. Please note that the notice displayed at the relevant premises must be printed on light blue paper.

A table of the fees that must be paid for applications made under the Licensing Act 2003 can be found on our Licensing Fees and Charges page.

You can find out the non-domestic rateable value of the relevant premises by visiting the Valuation Office Agency website.

Will tacit consent apply?

Yes. After the 28 day consultation period has expired, if no representations have been received from responsible authorities or other persons, then the licence is granted as applied for. We will issue the licence shortly after.

If there is a representation from a responsible authority other person then this will cause the application to be considered by the Licensing Sub-Committee. A hearing will be arranged within 56 days from the date the application is made.

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