Issue - meetings
Consideration of a Temporary Event Notice
For Members to consider an objection made in
relation to three Temporary Event Notices.
That the Temporary Event Notices be approved subject to the amendment concerning time as stated above.
The Licensing Officer presented the report to consider an objection made in relation to three Temporary Event Notices submitted by Mr Yan Chan for MPH Limited (Mountain Park Hotel) Northop Road, Flint Mountain, CH6 5QG. She referred to the recommendations detailed in the report and advised that if the Sub Committee decided to impose conditions on the Temporary Event Notices (TEN) consideration should be given to the duration and timings of the regulated licensable activity.
1. THE APPLICATION
The Licensing Officer reported that the premises currently held a Premises Licence for:
The supply of alcohol on and off the premises:
Monday to Saturday 10.00 a.m. – 11.00 p.m.
Sunday 12.00 noon – 10.30 p.m.
Monday to Sunday 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 a.m. (bar area)
Live music, recorded music, dance (indoors only):
Monday to Saturday 11.00 a.m. – midnight
Sunday 12.00 noon – 11.30 p.m.
Late Night refreshment (indoors only):
Monday 23.00 – 05.00
Tuesday to Sunday 23.00 - midnight
The Temporary Event Notices were submitted by Mr Yan Chan who holds the Premises Licence for the Mountain Park Hotel and is named as the Designated Premises Supervisor. The Senior Licensing Officer confirmed that the notices complied with the requirements to give 10 clear working days’ notice to the Licensing Authority and had been submitted to the Police and Environmental Health Department. The dates and times of each of the Temporary Event Notices were detailed in the report.
An Objection Notice was received from the Pollution Control Officer on 24 July 2020. The objection was in relation to the prevention of public nuisance and was made against all three notices. The objection was appended to the report.
3.1 Hearing and Determination of the Application
The Chairman advised that the Sub Committee would proceed to hear the
application and take into consideration the Licensing Objectives within the Licensing Act 2003.
The Chairman explained to the applicant that he would be granted an opportunity to outline their position. The Chairman invited Mr. Chan, the Applicant, to put forward the reason for submitting the TENs.
Mr. Chan commented on the restrictions imposed on his business as a result of Covid-19. He said that following Welsh Government guidance a great deal of work had been undertaken to ensure that the outdoor area could re-open and provide outside dining and refreshment in line with the social distancing rules in force. Mr Chan continued that the Mountain Park Hotel provided a valuable service to the local community as a venue where individuals and families could relax in a social atmosphere and setting. He said he currently employed eight local people in the business and hoped to employ further local staff in the near future if custom increased. He said he was grateful for the strong support he had received from the local community during the crisis.
Referring to the complaint which had been made regarding noise, Mr. Chan apologised for any distress caused and said if he had been made aware of the problem on that day ... view the full minutes text for item 2