Licence Directory - Temporary Events Notice
Temporary Event Notice
Temporary event notices are for getting temporary permission to sell alcohol, provide entertainment or late night refreshment (hot food or drink from 11pm to 5am).
When do I need a temporary event notice?
You need a temporary event notice when a premises or area:
You must be at least 18 to apply.
Your event must:
Following a change in the law the following entertainments are now exempt from requiring a licence between 8am and 11pm.
Number of Notices
The fee is £21 per event.
If you are unsure if your event or activity needs a Temporary Event Notice please call a member of the licensing team for advice.
If you apply in writing please give 2 copies of the temporary event notice to the Licensing Authority, 1 copy to the local Chief Officer of Police and 1 copy to our Environmental Health team.
The notices must be received by all parties with at least 10 working days notice.
Who can object?
Only the Police and/or Environmental Health can object. They must object within 2 working days of getting their copy of the notice on any of the licensing objectives. Most often these objectives base their objection:
Tacit authorisation applies after 3 full working days following the day of submission unless you hear otherwise from The Licensing Team, Environmental Health or the Police. We aim to tell you that we have got your Temporary Event Notice within 2 working days.