Licensing: Responsible authorities

Responsible authorities are those public bodies that are entitled to make representations to the licensing authority in relation to applications under the Licensing Act.  For details of which bodies may make a representation on a particular application type and whether you need to submit your application to them directly, please read the relevant guidance notes on our application pages.

Licensing Act Responsible Authorities:

1. Licensing Authority (Responsible Authority)
Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

2. Merseyside Police Licensing Unit
Walton Lane Police Station, Walton Lane, L4 8RR.

3. Planning and Building Control
Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

4. Trading Standards
Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

5. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
MF&RS Headquarters, Bridle Road, Bootle, Merseyside, L30 4YD.

6. Environmental Health
Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

7. The Safeguarding Children Board (child protection) 
Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

8. Public Health Department 
Liverpool City Council, Cunard Building, Water Street, L3 1AH.

9. Home Office Immigration Enforcement
Alcohol Licensing Team, Lunar House, 40 Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR9 2BY.

With regard to a vessel, the above list also includes the relevant navigation authority, the Environment Agency, British Waterways Board or the Secretary of State.