Licences and permissions Licensing Act 2003 Model Conditions

Model Conditions - Smoking and other external areas, and Litter and Cleansing

Smoking and other external areas 

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  • Customers permitted to temporarily leave and then re-enter the premises to smoke must be restricted to a designated smoking area defined as [Insert either: specify location / mark on plan]. No more than [Insert: number] of customers will be permitted to remain in the designated smoking area at any one time.  
  • Clear and legible notices must be prominently displayed at any area used for smoking requesting customers to respect the needs of local residents and use the area quietly. 
  • No more than [Insert: number] customers will be permitted to enter or remain in [Insert: define outdoor area(s)] of the premises at any one time, between the hours of [specify]. 

Litter and cleansing 

  • At [Insert: specify times] [Insert: specify areas] outside the premises, including [Insert: specify areas] must be swept and/or washed, and litter and sweepings collected and stored [Insert: specify storage and collection].  
  • All takeaway packaging and wrappers shall clearly identify the premises, ie. by way of company logo or name. 
  • Where the premises provide late night refreshments for consumption off the premises sufficient waste bins must be provided at or near the exits, to enable the disposal of waste.  
  • Empty bottles which have been collected must be placed into locked bins when deposited outside. 
  • All waste shall be properly presented and placed out for collection no earlier than 30 minutes before the scheduled collection times. 
  • Between the hours of [Insert: specify hours] no waste/glass bottles will be moved or deposited outside. 
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