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Liquor licences

Extended hours

The North Lanarkshire Licensing Board have made the decision under Section 67 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005, to extend opening hours for "On Sale" licensed premises on 29 and 30 June and 1, 2, 5, 6, 10 and 14 July 2024 by one additional hour beyond the terminal hour, should Scotland proceed to the last 16, quarter finals, semi-finals or finals of Euro 2024.

Apply or reapply for a liquor licence.

Application forms

To apply:

  • for an occasional licence
  • for a personal licence
  • for a premises licence
  • to vary a premises licence
  • to transfer a premises licence

Please choose the application form you need from the forms below.

Please print off the form, fill it in, sign it and enclose the correct fee before sending it to us at the address on the form.

If you want to apply for a premises licence (extended hours), please contact us to ask for an application form:

Once you receive the application form please print off the form, fill it in, sign it and enclose the correct fee before sending it to us at the address on the form.

Please make sure you read any notes before you apply.

How much will the licence cost?

You can view the fees in our Liquor licences - Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 section. Please note that fees are non-refundable.

List of current Liquor Licence applications - Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

All applications received by the Licensing Board that need to be published under the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 are available online. 

View current Liquor licence applications.

The proper process to lodge a competent objection or representation regarding an application is detailed below.

All existing licensed premises that want to operate in terms of the new licensing regime after 1 September 2009 must apply to the board for a new type licence. Where an application type is noted as "conversion", this is an existing premises and no substantial changes have been applied for relating to proposed size, capacity, nature of operation, trading hours or forms of entertainment available on the premises.

 

List of current Occasional Licence applications - Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005

If you want to sell alcohol in an unlicensed premises, for example for a special event or occasion, you must apply for an occasional licence. this could include a wedding reception for a non-member at a members' club.

For this you must be either a premises licence holder or a personal licence holder unless you are applying on behalf of a voluntary organisation.

View current Occasional Licence applications

The proper process to lodge a competent objection or representation regarding an application is detailed below.

Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005 - Objections or representations

Any person wishing to make objections or representations in regard to any application may do so in writing, giving their name and address, signed for or on their behalf, and specify the grounds for the objection or representations.

Written objections or representations must be hand delivered to, posted to or emailed to the Clerk of the Licensing Board no later than the objection date listed against each application.

The person making the objection or representation is responsible for making sure that the Board has received it.

Late objections or representations may be considered if the council is satisfied that there was sufficient reason for a late submission.

Contact us

Clerk to the Licensing Board
North Lanarkshire Licensing Board
Civic Centre
Windmillhill Street
Motherwell
ML1 1AB

Page last updated:
21 Jun 2024

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