Notice of a public meeting of

Licensing & Regulatory Committee



Councillors Mason (Chair), Wells (Vice-Chair), Barker, S Barnes, Galvin, Hook, Hunter, Melly, D Myers, Norman, Orrell, Pearson, Wann, Warters and D'Agorne



Monday, 22 February 2021



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting






1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 16)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meetings held on 25 September 2020 and 17 November 2020.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 February 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.  


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4.          Renewal of a Sex Establishment Licence for Ziggy's (Upstairs), 53-55 Micklegate, York, YO1 6LJ 

(Pages 17 - 68)


This report seeks Members determination of an application to renew a Sex Establishment Licence for a sexual entertainment venue which has been made under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982, Schedule 3 Control of Sex Establishments in respect of Ziggy’s (Upstairs), 53-55 Micklegate, York, YO1 6LJ. 




5.          Update on underage sales enforcement activity 

(Pages 69 - 74)


This report informs Members of the activity undertaken to prevent illegal sales of age restricted products.



6.          Taxi Licensing Policy 

(Pages 75 - 130)


This report advises Members of the Department for Transport (DfT) ‘Statutory Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Standards’ (the Standards) and changes that are required to the Taxi Licensing Policy to implement the recommendations within the Standards.




7.          Work Plan 

(Pages 131 - 132)


To consider the committee work plan for the remainder of the municipal year.





8.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the  Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

Name: Angela Bielby

Contact Details:

·          Telephone – (01904) 552599

·          E-mail –


For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:

·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.



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