Sexual Entertainment Venue Licences

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Dear Birmingham City Council,

Please provide the following information:

1. How many applications for Sexual Entertainment Venue licences have been made in the City in the last 3 years?

2. How many Sexual Entertainment licences have been granted in the City in the last 3 years

3. Please provide a list of all current venues that have current licences in place

4. What is the current cost of a SEV Licence?

5. Please provide a copy of your Licening Policy for a Sexual Entertainment Venue

6. How many enforcement visits have your officers undertaken to these establishments in the last 3 years?

7. Before a Licence is granted has any members of the Licensing or Planning Committee undertook site visits

8. What is the duration of a SEV licence?

Yours faithfully,

Kevin Smith

Jane Boulton, Birmingham City Council

Dear Mr Smith

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request for Information

Reference No: 9394

 

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Jane Boulton

Secretary to

Head of Environmental Health (North) and

Head of Trading Standards

Regulation and Enforcement

PO Box 15908

N12 2nd Floor

1 Lancaster Circus

Birmingham

B2 2UD

 

Tel:  303 6920

Fax: 303 6994

 

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Jenny Millward, Birmingham City Council

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Dear Mr Smith

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION - REFERENCE FOI 9394

 

I am writing in respect of your recent enquiry (detailed below) for
information held by the Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Please find our response below:

 

Please provide the following information:

1. How many applications for Sexual Entertainment Venue licences have been
made in the City in the last 3 years?

                Grant                      11

                Renewal                  9

                Transfer                   1

2. How many Sexual Entertainment licences have been granted in the City in
the last 3 years

 

                Grant                      10

                Renewal                  9

                Transfer                   1

3. Please provide a list of all current venues that have current licences
in place

                See attached list of current SEV Licences

4. What is the current cost of a SEV Licence?

 

                Grant                      £7585

                Renewal                £4070

                Transfer                 £1215

5. Please provide a copy of your Licening Policy for a Sexual
Entertainment Venue

                See attached copy of current SEV Policy

6. How many enforcement visits have your officers undertaken to these
establishments in the last 3 years?

18.

7. Before a Licence is granted has any members of the Licensing or
Planning Committee undertook site visits

               No.  Every application is considered by the Licensing
Committee with a report showing the proposed exterior design of the
premises and a site location plan confirming the location of the

               premises to which the application relates and a plan of the
interior.

8. What is the duration of a SEV licence?

 

                12 months.

 

 

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Jenny Millward

Head of Environmental Health (South)

Regulation and Enforcement

PO Box 15908

N12 2nd Floor

1 Lancaster Circus

Birmingham

B2 2UD

 

Tel:  303 6920

Fax: 303 6994

 

"Locally accountable and responsive fair regulation for all - achieving a
safe, healthy, clean, green and fair trading city for residents, business
and visitors"

http://www.birmingham.gov.uk/regulatoryc...

 

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Dear Jenny Millward,

thank you for the information

Yours sincerely,

Kevin Smith