Licensing and Community Safety Committee - Tuesday, 7th March, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Barum Room - Brynsworthy. View directions

Contact: Corporate and Community Services  01271 388253

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11 October 2022 pdf icon PDF 223 KB


Items brought forward which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered by the meeting as a matter of urgency


Declarations of Interests


To agree the agenda between Part 'A' and Part 'B' (Confidential Restricted Information)



Introduction of a Draft Drugs Testing Policy for New and Existing Licensed Drivers pdf icon PDF 331 KB

Report by the Public Protection Manager (attached).

Additional documents:


Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy Amendments pdf icon PDF 331 KB

Report by the Public Protection Manager (attached).

Additional documents:


Safer Barnstaple Accreditation Assessment - Scheme Information for Venues pdf icon PDF 320 KB

Report by the Public Protection Manager (attached).


Licensing and Community Safety Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To consider and adopt the minutes of the following meeting (attached):


(a)  Licensing and Community Safety Sub-Committee D: 27 January 2023