Tacit consent

Tacit consent will apply to the applications and notifications listed below. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the council by the end of the stated target completion period.

Transaction Target period (days)
Application for a premises licence  28
Provisional statement 28
Application to vary a premises licence 28
Application to transfer premises licence 0
Notification of an interest in premises under section 178 0
Interim authority notice 0
Consent to transfer 0
Consent to be designated 28
Notification of change of name or address 28
Request to be removed as designated premises supervisor 0
Make annual payment for a premises licence 10


Tacit consent will not apply to an application for a minor variation to a premises or club licence. This is because it is in the public interest that the council must process your application before it can be granted.

If you have not heard from the council within the 15 day target time, please contact us.

For more information contact Licensing Services on 01634 337 107 or 01634 337 108. Or contact enforcement on 01634 337 112 or 01634 337 106 or by emailing licensing@gravesham.gov.uk.

Write to: Licensing Unit, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR