Notice of publication of Statement of Principles

The Gambling Act 2005 (Licensing Authority Policy Statement) (England and Wales) Regulations 2006

Notice is given that on 24 July 2019, in pursuance of section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005 and in accordance with The Gambling Act 2005 (Licensing Authority Policy Statement) (England and Wales) Regulations 2006, Stevenage Borough Council (the Council) has approved a revised version of its statement of principles, proposed to be applied by the Council in the exercise of its licensing functions under the Act.

The statement explains how the Council will determine applications for licenses required under the Gambling Act 2005; these include permits and premises licenses for betting premises and tracks, family entertainment centres and adult gaming centres (amusement arcades), gaming machines in alcohol-licensed premises and registration of small society lotteries.

The revised statement has been published and will take effect from 30 September 2019.

You can read our Statement of Principles via the following link: Gambling Act 2005 : Statement of Principles

Copies of the document can be requested from the Licensing Team on 01438 242908 or by email licensing@stevenage.gov.uk

The document can also be inspected in person between 9am and 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday and 9am to 4.30pm Friday at Stevenage Borough Council, Daneshill House, Danestrete, Stevenage, SG1 1HN.