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3. Responsible Authorities Contacts – Licensing Act 2003

Responsible authorities are defined in the Licensing Act 2003 as authorities who are able to comment on applications made under the act. They can apply for a review of a licence under certain circumstances.

Devon and Cornwall Police

Licensing Department, Devon and Cornwall Police, Launceston Police Station, Moorland Road, Launceston, PL15 7HY

Tel: 01566 770500


Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
Depending on the location of the premises:

Western Command, The Fire Station, Newton Road, Torquay, TQ2 7AD

Tel: 01803 653700



Central Command, Exeter Group, Exeter Fire Station, Danes Castle, Howell Road, Exeter, EX4 4LP

Tel: 01392 872200 (ask for Exeter Group)


Health & Safety / **Environmental Health
Depending on your Health & Safety Enforcing Authority contact either:

Food, Health & Safety Manager / **Environmental Control Manager, Environmental Health, Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Tel: 01626 361101

E-Mail: /

Or Health & Safety Executive, North Quay House, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0RA

If your Health and Safety Enforcing Authority is Plymouth please ensure ** receive a copy of your application

Local Planning Authority

Planning Department, Teignbridge District Council, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Tel: 01626 361101


If the premises are situated within the Dartmoor National Park:

Dartmoor National Park Authority, Haytor Road, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9JQ

Tel: 01626 832093


Child Protection

CP Checks, MASH, PO Box 723, Exeter, EX1 9QS

Tel: 01392 383000


Teignbridge District Council

Licensing Section, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Tel: 01626 215151


Weights & Measures

Devon Trading Standards, Trading Standards Service, County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter EX2 4QD.

Tel: 01392 381381


Health Authority

Public Health Devon, Devon County Council, County Hall, Exeter, EX2 4QD

Tel: 0845 002 3456


Home Office Immigration Enforcement

Lunar House, 40 Wellesley Road, Croydon, CR9 2BY


The following are only applicable in respect of a vessel which is usually moored in waters where it is, or proposed to be navigated at a time when it is used for licensable activities.

Navigation Authority

Harbour Master, Teignmouth Harbour Commission, The Old Quay House, Old Quay, Teignmouth, TQ14 8ES.

Tel: 01626 773165


Environment Agency – South West

Tel: 01392 444000