Licensing Act 2003

Under the Licensing Act 2003, the Council is required to carry out its licensing functions with a view to promoting the four licensing objectives which are:

  • Prevention of crime and disorder¬†
  • Public Safety¬†
  • Prevention of public nuisance¬†
  • Protection of children from harm

Licensing Policy

Under the Licensing Act 2003, the Council is required to adopt a licensing policy which sets out the basic principles of its approach to dealing with applications for licences and permissions under the Act and the promotion of the licensing objectives detailed above.

Bradford Council have adopted a licensing policy for the district, which aims to ensure fairness and consistency within the licensing regime. A copy of the current policy is available on this page.