Notification of an interest in premises

Section 178 of the Licensing Act 2003 allows for a right of freeholder to be notified of licensing matters.

There is the ability for a freeholder etc. to be notified of licensing matters - a person with a property interest in any premises situated in the area of a licensing authority gives notice of his interest to that authority, and the notice is in the prescribed form and accompanied by the prescribed fee (£21.00).

The notice has effect for a period of 12 months beginning with the day it is received by the licensing authority.

If you have any queries regarding this please send an email to or phone 01273 294 429.

To apply, please download and complete the application form, then send the form and fee (by cheque) to:

The Licensing Team
Brighton & Hove City Council
2nd Floor Bartholomew House
Bartholomew Square

Or send it electronically to the above email address and make card payment over the phone.

Information on how your data will be used can be found in the Notice of interested party privacy notice.