Anyone interested in making a future application for a Premises Licence can obtain a Provisional Statement, which will give an indication of the likelihood of obtaining a Premises Licence.
The statement can be applied for premises that are being constructed, about to be constructed, extended or altered for the purpose of being used for one or more licensable activities.
A Provisional Statement does not convert into a Premises Licence once the construction is complete.
To apply for a Provisional Statement you are required to:
The Licensing Team will acknowledge your request within three working days. The Responsible Authorities will review the application and can submit representations if they feel the application is detrimental to any of the four Licensing Objectives. If objections are received it may result in a Committee hearing at Ipswich Borough Council.