Alcohol and entertainment licences
How do I become a Designated Premises Supervisor?
Once you have your Personal Licence you are eligible to become the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) for a licensed premises.
Premises Licence Application (for new Premises Licence applications)
(for existing Premises Licence holders to replace a DPS who is leaving their employment). The fee to vary a DPS is £23.00. The existing DPS should be notified of the new application, it is not necessary to provide them with a copy of the application form.
Once you become a DPS you must:
Tell the Council that issued your Personal Licence if you change your name or move home to keep your Personal Licence up to date
Tell the premises licence holder as they will need to update their Premises Licence
If you wish to be removed as the DPS for a premises with immediate effect you must serve a letter on the Council stating this. You must also:
Serve a copy of this letter on the premises licence holder and the Police within 48 hours and
Ask the licence holder to return their Premises Licence to us so we can update it