Licensable activities include:
You need a Temporary Event Notice if you are providing any one or more of the above.
You still need a Temporary Event Notice even if the event activities are for charity.
For further information and guidance about events which will need a Temporary Event Notice, see...
You can apply for a Temporary Event Notice if:
If you have a personal licence, you can apply for up to 50 Temporary Event Notices during any given calendar year. Up to ten of these notices can be late Temporary Event Notices.
If you do not have a personal licence, you can apply for up to five Temporary Event Notices during any given calendar year. Up to two of these notices can be late Temporary Event Notices.
Temporary Event Notice application forms are only available from the GOV.UK website which also gives full guidance on the application procedure including additional information you must supply and payment of application fees.
You can complete the whole application process online from the GOV.UK website, see the following link to application forms and guidance...
Once we receive your application we will:
If you complete the whole application process online from the GOV.UK website. This will include:
If you prefer to submit a postal application you can send your completed application form, along with the additional information needed to:
The Basildon Centre
St. Martin's Square
PLEASE NOTE: If you decide to submit your application by post then you MUST also:
In normal circumstances you must submit your Temporary Event Notice application at least 10 working days before the start of your event.
In circumstances where it is not possible for valid reasons to submit your application at least 10 working days before the start of your event, we will accept a 'late' Temporary Event Notice application.
If you apply for a late Temporary Event Notice, you will need to submit your application:
We can only refuse your notice if the police or Environmental Health object to it because they think your event could:
The police and Environmental Health must make their objections within three working days of receiving your application.
If there is an objection, our Licensing Act 2003 Sub-Committee will hold a hearing, where they will either approve, add conditions or reject your notice. You can appeal their decision at the magistrates' court within 21 days of them making it, and at least five working days before your event.
If the police or environmental health object to a late Temporary Event Notice, you will not be able to hold the event.
If we do refuse your notice, we will serve a formal counter notice. We will not refund your fee.
You will face prosecution (resulting in a fine or prison sentient) if you: