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We are the Licensing Authority for the Chelmsford area, and grant licences for:

  • the sale and/or supply of alcohol
  • the provision of regulated entertainment
  • the provision of late night refreshment

We grant:

  • premises licences
  • club premises certificates
  • Temporary Event Notices
  • personal licences

Licensing policy

Our licensing policy sets out how we decide on applications.

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Licensing objectives

We follow four licensing objectives, which are:

  • the prevention of crime and disorder
  • public safety
  • prevention of public nuisance
  • the protection of children from harm

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Last updated: 21 September 2022