Alcohol and entertainment premises licence

Advertising your premises licence application

Prior to advertising your application you are advised to contact the Licensing Team to agree the date for the consultation period.

If you are applying for a new licence you must advertise your application in 2 ways.

  1. By displaying a notice - this must be prominently displayed at or on the premises to which the application relates; where it can be conveniently read from the exterior of the premises; and, in the case of a premises covering an area of more than 50 metres square, a further notice every 50 metres along the external perimeter of the premises:
    • Of size A4 or greater
    • On pale blue paper
    • In black type in times new roman font 14pt or larger
    • For 28 days starting on the day after the application was made
  2. By publishing a notice in a local newspaper on a date not more than 10 working days from the day after the application was made

Both notices must contain the following information:

  • The name of the applicant or club
  • The address of the premises
  • Details of the application
  • The location of the licensing authority’s register (This can be given as Harborough District Council, Council Offices, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leics, LE16 7AG)
  • The date between which representations about the application can be made (This is from the date of the application for 20 working days)
  • State that representations must be made to the Licensing Authority in writing
  • A statement 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