Displaying and advertising your application

You must display a public notice containing details of your application at the premises you want to be licensed and advertise the application in a local newspaper.

The notice must follow a set of requirements:

  • your advertisement must include: name of applicant/club; postal address of the premises; the licensable activities you intend to offer; the days and times you intend to offer the activities; the deadline for representations; and the address to which representations should be sent (Licensing Team, Council Offices, St Peter's Hill, Grantham NG31 6PZ)
  • you must display your advertisement in a prominent position where it can be easily read from outside the property

  • if your premises is larger than 50 square metres, you will need to display additional notices at 50 metre intervals

  • you must display your notice(s) for a period of no less than 28 consecutive days starting on the day after we received the application

  • the notice(s) must be A4 size or larger and printed legibly in black ink, on pale blue paper and of a font size of 16 or more

  • you must also publish an advertisement in a local newspaper on at least one occasion during the 10 working days following the day on which we received your application

pdf icon Sample newspaper and site notice [50kb]