You must submit a temporary event notice (TEN) to authorise one or more licensable activities. Examples of which include:
You will need to send two copies of the completed form to our licensing team. This will cost £21.00. The fee can be paid using the following methods:
Your application will not be completed until we receive payment. The applicant is responsible for making sure that payment is made.
One copy will be given to our environmental protection team, whilst the other will be used by our Licensing team. A further copy must be sent to Kent Police via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via post to:
Ashford Police Station
Download the temporary event notice form [pdf] 728KB, complete it and email it to Licensing. If you prefer you can send your copies in the post to us.
You can still submit a late TEN up to five (5) working days before the event. Please ensure you read the information on making late notices before submitting your late TEN.
Late temporary event notices can be submitted and they must give 5 clear working days before the event date.
There is a limit of 10 late notices for personal licence holders and two late notices for non-personal licence holders per calendar year. These count towards the total number of temporary event notices.
If either the police or environmental protection object to an event then it will not go ahead and a counter notice will be issued.
Two copies of the completed form need to be sent to our licensing team, together with the fee. One copy will be given to our environmental protection team, the other used by our licensing team. A further copy must be sent to the police.
Data Protection - Ashford Borough Council is the data controller for any personal information collected in this application. Your information will be used to administrate your Temporary Events Notice Licence, and processing is being conducted relying upon a public task legal basis. Your details and those of your event may be shared with the Police and Environmental Health and details including the name of the applicant and location of the venue will be placed on our online Licence register for public view. In addition your data may be shared with other departments within the council for the purpose of improving services, keeping records up-to-date and for the protection of the public fund. Your information will be retained as long as you hold the Licence + 12 years. For more information about your data protection rights please see our Data Protection page or contact the Data Protection Officer by post: Ashford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 1PL or email: FOI@ashford.gov.uk.
For further information please email the Licensing team.
Or send your paperwork to our postal address:
Ashford Borough Council
Kent TN23 1PL