Club Premises Certificate

Advertising my application

In the case of an application for the grant or variation of a club premises certificate, you must:

  • display a pale blue A4 (or larger) notice
  • print it legibly in black ink or typed in black
  • use at least size 16 font
  • display it prominently at or on the premises the application is for

If the premises are bigger than 50 metres squared, you must place a notice every 50 metres along the external perimeter

Your notice must be displayed for 28 consecutive days, starting the day after we receive your application.

You must also publish a notice in a local newspaper (or if there is none, in a local newsletter, circular or similar document) circulating in the vicinity of the premises, at least once during the 10 working days after we have received your application.

The notices need to state:

  • the name of the club
  • the postal address of the premises, or if none, a description to allow it to be identified
  • the licensable activities you propose to carry on
  • the postal and website address (if any) where the relevant licensing authority's register is kept and can be inspected
  • the date by which an interested party or responsible authority may make representations
  • that representations may be made in writing
  • that it is an offence knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application and the maximum fine for which a person is liable on summary conviction for the offence,
  • in the case of an application to vary a Club Premises Certificate, the notice must also briefly describe the proposed variation
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