Published: 21 July 2021 by James Anderson
The Business and Planning Act 2020 (Pavement Licences) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 are in force from yesterday.
What does this mean? In effect, the fast track pavement licence procedure as outlined in the Business and Planning Act 2020 has been extended from 30th September 2021 to 30th September 2022.
This means that new applications can be made effectively to extend existing pavement licences to 30th September 2022 to assist hospitality businesses in their recovery from the pandemic.
The legislation can be viewed here
There is also Guidance which can be viewed here
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