You are now able to have a greater say in the licensing process by making comments, or representations, about applications made under the Licensing Act.
When applicants want to apply for a new licence or vary the conditions of an existing application, for example extend their opening hours, they must advertise the application by:
We also publish the details of any relevant applications we receive, together with the dates by which representations must be made, on this page. Any person or responsible authority is entitled to make a representation, provided their comments relate to one or more of the four licensing objectives:
If you're concerned that granting a licence in the terms it has been applied for is likely to have an effect on one or more of these objectives, you have 28 days starting the day after the application was submitted in order to make a representation.
Further guidance about making a representation can be found on the government's GOV.UK website.
Download our review form to make a representation
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