You will need to submit a full variation application if you want to make changes to your licence which could affect the licensing objectives.


To make an application, you will need to: 

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You can print this form

You can also download and print the application form. If you decide to download and print your application, you will need to:

If you upload your completed application form, we will send your application to the responsible authorities.


The fee you will need to pay depends on the rateable value of your premises. You can read our guidance on fees.

What happens next

Once we receive your application, we will:

  • acknowledge it within three working days

  • hold a consultation for 28 days, allowing for representations

If we receive any representations, we will take the application to the Licensing Committee for councillors to consider. We will then notify you of their decision.

If we do not grant the variations to the licence, we will not refund your fee.

If we do not receive any representations, we will grant the variations to the licence.

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