Licensing & Appeals Committee - Tuesday, 26th March, 2024 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bank Road Matlock DE4 3NN

Contact: Democratic Services 


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Apologies for Absence

Please advise the Democratic Services Team on 01629 751133 or email of any apologies of absence.


Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 155 KB

05 December 2023



Members are required to declare the existence and nature of any interests they may have in subsequent agenda items in accordance with the District Council’s Code of Conduct. Those interests are matters that relate to money or that which can be valued in money, affecting the Member, her/his partner, extended family and close friends. Interests that become apparent at a later stage in the proceedings may be declared at the time.


Public Participation

To enable members of the public to ask questions, express views or present petitions, IF NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVEN, (by telephone, in writing or by email) BY NO LATER THAN 12 NOON OF THE WORKING DAY PRECEDING THE MEETING. As per Procedural Rule 14.4 at any one meeting no person may submit more than 3 questions and no more than 1 such question may be asked on behalf of one organisation.



Request for Exemption from Taxi Licensing Policy Requirement Maximum Age Limit for Licensed Vehicles pdf icon PDF 107 KB

This report seeks consideration of an application for an exemption from the Council’s Taxi Licensing Policy’s vehicle maximum age limit.

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Review of House-To-House and Street Collections Licensing Policy pdf icon PDF 90 KB

This report seeks the Committee’s consideration of the draft House-to-House and Street Collection Policy detailed in Appendix 1.


Approval is sought for Officers to carry out a consultation exercise on an agreed draft Policy, with a view to referring it to full Council for consideration for adoption and republishing by 1st August 2024.

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Exclusion of Public and Press

At this point the Committee will consider excluding the public and press from the meeting for the remaining item of business for the reasons shown in italics.


(The following report is exempt under paragraph 1,2 and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972)


Appeal Against Officer Decision to Reject an Application for a Discretionary Council Tax Discount for a Property in Darley Dale

This report asks the Committee to determine an appeal against an officer decision to reject an application for a discretionary Council tax discount in respect of a property in Darley Dale.

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