Alcohol licensing public notices

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​All alcohol licence applications are to be publically notified. This applies to new and renewal applications for on-Licences, off-Licences and club Licences. ​Current applications for licences and their public notice are below.

Current applications

The Brown Pub/Methven Liquor Centre

Notice published Monday 16 March 2020 at 2.20pm

Public notice of application for renewal of OFF licence.

Methven Pubs Limited, have made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an OFF licence in respect of the premises situated at 137 Main Street, Methven known as The Brown Pub/Methven Liquor Centre.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Bottle store and Tavern

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:
 
Monday – Sunday; 7.00am – 9.30pm

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 

Objection period closes Tuesday 7th April 2020


Mount Somers Tavern

Notice published Thursday 12 March 2020 at 11:52am

Public notice of application for OFF licence.

B W Carter Holdings Limited, have made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the issue of an OFF licence in respect of the premises situated at 70 Hoods Road, Mt Somers known as Mount Somers Tavern.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:

Monday – Saturday; 11.00am – 9.30pm
Sunday; 11.00am – 8.00pm

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council

No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 105 (1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Friday 3nd April 2020


Mount Somers Tavern

Notice published Thursday 12 March 2020 at 11:51am

Public notice of application for ON licence.

B W Carter Holdings Limited, have made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the issue of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 70 Hoods Road, Mt Somers known as Mount Somers Tavern.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:

Monday – Wednesday; 11.00am – 10.00pm
Thursday – Saturday; 11.00am – 12.00am
Sunday; 11.00am – 8.00pm

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council

No objection to the issue of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 105 (1) of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012

Objection period closes Friday 3nd April 2020


The Brown Pub​

Notice published Monday 09 March 2020 at 4.41pm

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Methven Pubs Ltd, have made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 137 Main Street, Methven known as The Brown Pub.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:
 
Monday – Sunday; 8.00am – 2.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 

Objection period closes Monday 31 March 2020


The Blue Pub

Notice published Monday 09 March 2020 at 4.35pm

Public notice of application for renewal of ON licence.

Methven Pubs Ltd, have made application to the District Licensing Committee at Ashburton for the renewal of an ON licence in respect of the premises situated at 2 Barkers Road, Methven known as The Blue Pub.

The general nature of the business conducted under the licence is Tavern.

The days on which and the hours during which alcohol is sold under the licence are:
 
Monday – Sunday; 8.00am – 2.00am

The application may be inspected during ordinary office hours at the office of the Ashburton District Licensing Committee at 5 Baring Square West, Ashburton.

Any person who is entitled to object and who wishes to object to the grant of the application may not later than 15 working days after the date of publication of this notice, file a notice in writing of the objection with:

The Secretary
Ashburton District Licensing Committee
PO Box 94
Ashburton District Council

No objection to the renewal of a licence may be made in relation to a matter other than a matter specified in Section 131 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 

Objection period closes Monday 31 March 2020

 

​​​​​​​​Making an objection

If you wish to object to any application you may do so by sending a written objection to the Ashburton District Licensing Committee, PO Box 94, Ashburton 7740.

Download an Objection Form

The objection must be dated, signed by you, and include the following information:

  1. Your name, postal address and phone number/fax number;
  2. Details of the application in respect of which you are making the objection;
  3. Your objection, with reasons;
  4. Whether you wish to be heard in support of your objection.

Please note: If you make your objection by electronic means a signature is not required.

An acknowledgment of your objection will be sent by post at the close of the objection period. A copy of your objection will be sent to the applicant as part of the application process.

Please note: Only people who can demonstrate that he/she has an interest greater than the public generally may object to an application. Once this threshold has been met the grounds on which an objection may be made are found in s.105 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012. These are:

  • (a) the object of this Act (s.4 of the Act):
  • (b) the suitability of the applicant:
  • (c) any relevant local alcohol policy:
  • (d) the days on which and the hours during which the applicant proposes to sell alcohol:
  • (e) the design and layout of any proposed premises:
  • (f) whether the applicant is engaged in, or proposes on the premises to engage in, the sale of goods other than alcohol, low-alcohol refreshments, non-alcoholic refreshments, and food, and if so, which goods:
  • (g) whether the applicant is engaged in, or proposes on the premises to engage in, the provision of services other than those directly related to the sale of alcohol, low-alcohol refreshments, non-alcoholic refreshments, and food, and if so, which services:
  • (h) whether (in its opinion) the amenity and good order of the locality would be likely to be reduced, to more than a minor extent, by the effects of the issue of the licence:
  • (i) whether (in its opinion) the amenity and good order of the locality are already so badly affected by the effects of the issue of existing licences that —
       (i) they would be unlikely to be reduced further (or would be likely to be reduced further to only a minor extent) by the effects of the issue of the licence; but
       (ii) it is nevertheless desirable not to issue any further licences:
  • (j) whether the applicant has appropriate systems, staff, and training to comply with the law.

Download the objections to on, off and club licence applications and renewal information sheet

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