The purpose of the Committee is to act for the Council in respect of licensing, registration and environmental protection functions. The Committee's powers include the power to discharge the licensing functions on behalf of the licensing authority, as determined under the Licensing Act 2003 - in practice this will normally be undertaken by the Licensing Panel; to determine licences for hackney carriages/private hire vehicles and their drivers and operators; to determine licences for market and street trading etc.
The full role and functions of the Committee are set out within the together with the Terms of Reference.
Membership of Licensing Committee
11 seats in total
3 West Somerset Opposition
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