Decision details

Amendment to the Council's Licensing of Chairs and tables on the Highway Scheme pursuant to the Business and Planning Act 2020

Decision Maker: Leader

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To adopt the amendments or refinements to the current regime relating to The Building and Planning Bill 2020 received Royal Assent on 22nd July 2020 and immediately passed into law; The Business and Planning Act 2020 (‘the Act’).




1.  The Head of Legal and Democratic Services is delegated authority to amend the Council’s Scheme for the Licensing of Tables and Chairs on the Highway to take account of the provisions of the Business and Planning Act 2020 (‘the Act’).

2.  Until 21st September 2021 (when the provsions of sections 1-9 of the Act expire) the Council will not require a fee to accompany applications for Licences for the placing of Chairs and Tables on the Higway.


Publication date: 30/07/2020

Date of decision: 27/07/2020

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