Decision Maker: Assistant Director Community Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To support the hospitality trade recovering
from COVID-19, remove the licence fee for pavement cafes. Time
limited to March 2021.
Financial/staffing/health & safety (incl virus transmission risks)/service delivery impacts/other risks and impacts considered:
Financial impact of an estimated £5,000.
Encouraging businesses to trade outside safely, supports national guidance.
Equality impacts are considered as part of each individual licence application.
To reduce pavement café licences to
free, time limited to 31 March 2021. Implementation 20 July
Reason: To support the hospitality sector.
Publication date: 23/11/2020
Date of decision: 17/07/2020