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Licensing Board

Information on all aspects of the licensing board and alcohol licensing.

The East Renfrewshire Licensing Board handles the administration of a range of licences The Board is constituted as an independent regulatory body by virtue of Section 5 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005.

The main function of the Board is to regulate premises that sell alcohol to the public. The Licensing Board is also required by the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate certain gambling activities within the Council area.

The board is made up of five councillors with various temporary licences granted under powers delegated to appointed East Renfrewshire Council officers, and all licensing fees are put back into the council to fund the licensing system which is entirely hosted and administered by council employees.

For more details on each of the different types of licences, please choose from the list below:

The Board is a separate legal entity from the Council, and has its own publication scheme under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act. You can view our publication scheme under S23 of that Act and related guide:

The next board meeting will be:
pdf icon Licensing board meeting: 25 August, 2017 [2kb].

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