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Responsible Authorities under the Licensing Act 2003

Applications submitted to this Authority by email will, if necessary, be forwarded by us to each of the appropriate Responsible Authorities on the applicant's behalf.  However, applications submitted by post will require the applicant to serve a copy on each Responsible Authority at the same time as giving it to this Authority.  In order to identify the Responsible Authorities that should be served with a copy of a particular application, please read Sections A to E below:

Section A

All applications must be submitted to:

Sussex Police - Licensing

Job title:

Chief Officer of Sussex Police

Address:

c/o Licensing Officer
Centenary House
Durrington Lane
Worthing
West Sussex
BN13 2PQ
United Kingdom

Web: Sussex Police (opens new window)

Email: ws_licensing_wor@sussex.police.uk

West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

Job title:

Business Fire Safety

Address:

Hurst Road
Horsham
West Sussex
RH122DN
United Kingdom

Web: West Sussex County Council (opens new window)

Telephone: +44 0330 2223333

Email: businessfiresafety@westsussex.gov.uk

Environmental Protection

Address:

Chichester District Council
East Pallant House
1 East Pallant
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1TY
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 01243 534598

Email: environmentalprotect@chichester.gov.uk

West Sussex Local Safeguarding Children Board

Address:

c/o Children's Safeguarding Unit
Room 24, Durban House
Durban Road
Bognor Regis
West Sussex
PO22 9RE
United Kingdom

Web: West Sussex County Council (opens new window)

Telephone: +44 03302 223337

Email: cputeam@westsussex.gov.uk

Trading Standards

Address:

Trading Standards Service
Centenary House
Durrington Lane
Worthing
West Sussex
BN13 2QB
United Kingdom

Web: West Sussex County Council - Trading Standards (opens new window)

Telephone: 01243 642124

Email: trading.standards@westsussex.gov.uk

West Sussex Public Health

Job title: Director of Public Health

Address:

Ground Floor
Northleigh
County Hall
Chichester
PO19 1RQ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 01243 815393

Email: publichealth.licensing@westsussex.gov.uk

 

Section B

All applications must be submitted to the 'enforcing authority for health and safety'.  This will be one of the following:

Health Protection Team (for Local Authority enforced premises)

Job title: Health Protection Manager

Address:

Housing & Environment Services
Chichester District Council
East Pallant House
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1TY
United Kingdom

Telephone: 01243 534602

Email: healthprotection@chichester.gov.uk

Health and Safety Executive (for non-Local Authority enforced premises)

Address:

The Council Offices
Station Road East
Oxted
Surrey
RH8 0BT
United Kingdom

Web: HSE (opens new window)

Email: formsadmin.oxted@hse.gov.uk

 

Section C

All applications must be submitted to 'the local planning authority'.  You can check whether a premises is within the South Downs National Park Authority (opens new window) This will be one of the following:

Development Management

Job title: Head of Planning Services

Address:

Chichester District Council
East Pallant House
1 East Pallant
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1TY
United Kingdom

Web: Planning enforcement

Telephone: 01243534734

Email: dcplanning@chichester.gov.uk

DX:30340 (Planning)

South Downs National Park Authority

Address:

c/o Head of Planning Services, Development Management
Chichester District Council
1 East Pallant
Chichester
PO19 1TY
United Kingdom

Web: South Downs National Park (opens new window)

Telephone: +44 01243 534734

Email: dcplanning@chichester.gov.uk

 

Section D

Where an application relates to a premises (not being a vessel) which are currently or it is proposed to be used for the sale by retail of alcohol and/or the provision of late night refreshment, a copy must be submitted to:

Home Office (Immigration Enforcement)

Address:

Alcohol Licensing Team
Lunar House
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon
CR9 2BY
United Kingdom

Web: Gov.uk - Home Office (opens new window)

Email: alcohol@homeoffice.gov.uk

 

Section E

Where an application relates to a vessel, a copy of the application must be submitted to any 'navigation authority' that have statutory functions in relation to the waters where the vessel is usually moored or berthed, or any waters where it is proposed to be navigated when used for licensable activities.  This will be one or more of the following -

Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Address:

Spring Place
105 Commercial Road
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 1EG
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 02380 329100

Email: southampton_mo@mcga.gov.uk

Environment Agency

Address:

Guildbourne House
Chatsworth Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 1LD
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 03708 506506

Canal & River Trust

Address:

Head Office, First Floor North
Station House
500 Elder Gate,
Milton Keynes
MK9 1BB
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 03030 404040

Email: customer.services@canalrivertrust.org.uk

 

Contact us

For further information and advice email licensing@chichester.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can phone us on 01243 534740.