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Apologies for absence


No apologies for absence were received as all Members were present.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


No Declarations of Interest were made.


Animal Boarding Licence pdf icon PDF 628 KB

To consider report of the Interim Chief Executive

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The Chair welcomed the applicant Mr Julian Bones, David Martin Vet, Matthew Paul Solicitor, Ann Morgan and Mike Jessop Independent Vet to the Meeting.


Simon Jones outlined the proceeding for the hearing and the position of the Authority in relation to the application and the options that were available for the Committee.


Aneurin Hughes then led the Committee in detail through the ‘Animal Boarding Licence’ report and advised of the following amendment to the recommendations at Paragraph 2.1 of the report:


2.1        In determination of this matter, Councillors may take the following steps:


  • To grant the Animal Boarding Establishment Licence as applied subject to the standard conditions attached to such licence;
  • To refuse to grant the Animal Boarding Establishment Licence giving reasons for doing so;
  • To hear submissions and representations requesting either: -
    1. An amendment(s) is/are made to the Council’s current Animal Boarding Establishment Licence Standard Conditions; or
    2. New Animal Boarding Establishment Licence Standard Conditions are made in respect of this application only;
  • To authorise a report be put to the Planning, Regulatory & Licensing Committee to include details of submissions and representations detailed in 3 above and for that Committee to determine an application to amend our current Standard Conditions or make new Standard Conditions subject to which an Animal Boarding Establishment Licence is granted in respect of this application only.


Mr Jessop Independent Vet then gave details of his findings as detailed in the report and responded to questions raised by Mr Paul and Mr Martin the applicant’s representatives.


Representations were then made by Mr Paul and Mr Martin on the application


Mr Paul then requested a short adjournment and this was agreed.


Mr Paul advised that he had consulted with the applicant and would request an adjournment of the Meeting to enable the premises to be re inspected.


Simon Jones then outlined the options available to the Committee subject to the findings of the re inspection.


After consideration by the Members it was


Resolved that:


The Meeting be adjourned.


Any other business deemed Urgent by the Chair


The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.


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