Committee details

Area General Licensing and Registration Sub-Committee (Central and East Durham)

Purpose of committee

The Area General Licensing Sub-Committee (Central and East) is made up of 8 Members of the Council and covers the former District Council areas of Durham City and Easington.


It is a Sub-Committee of the General Licensing and Registration Committee and its main functions within the area it is responsible for are to:-


1.         To discharge the Council’s licensing, registration and regulatory functions in relation to


·              hackney carriages and private hire vehicles

·                    market and street trading

·                    zoos and dangerous wild animals


2.                  Power to make an Order identifying a place as a designated public place for the purposes of police powers in relation to alcohol consumption.


 3.        To pass a resolution that Schedule 2 to the Noise and Statutory Nuisance Act 1993 should apply in the Council’s area.


Contact information

Support officer: Paula Nicholson. 0191 3727655