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Premises licence to sell alcohol

Layout plan checklist

Plan's scale is 1 millimetre to 100 millimetres or is in another scale as may be agreed between the person submitting the plan and the licensing board (1mm to 50mm is also acceptable)

The following require to be shown on the plans:

  • Extent and dimensions of the boundary of the building, if relevant, and any external and internal walls of the building and, if different, the perimeter and dimensions of the premises to be licensed (including outside drinking areas)
  • The location and names of any streets surrounding the premises from which members of the public have access to the premises
  • The location and width of each point of access to and egress from the premises
  • The location and width of any other escape routes from the premises
  • The location of any equipment used for the detection or warning of fire or smoke or for fighting fires
  • The location of any steps, stairs, elevators or lifts on the premises
  • The location of any toilets on the premises (identified as male, female or disabled as appropriate)
  • Any area on the premises set aside specifically for the use of children and young persons
  • Any area on the premises to which children and young persons will have access

The use for each area/part of the premises must be described as to the activities identified in the operating plan:

  • The location of the area or areas to be used for the display of alcohol
  • The maximum width and height (in metres) of the frontage to be used for the display of alcohol within that area or those areas
  • The maximum linear measurement (in metres) of any displays of alcohol outside the frontage referred to in heading (b)

Note: the layout plan may include a legend through which the matters mentioned or referred to are sufficiently illustrated by the use of symbols on the plan.

Related content

  1. Before you apply
  2. Applying for your licence
  3. Changing your licence
  4. Layout plan checklist