Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEVs)
Notice is hereby given that Inverclyde Council, in exercise of its powers in terms of sections 9 and 45A-45C of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, has passed a resolution to licence SEVs in Inverclyde, with effect from 9 June 2022. The Council believes that introducing this regime promotes securing public safety and preventing crime and disorder. The Council’s key aims in licensing SEVs are to prevent public nuisance, crime and disorder; to secure public safety; to protect children and young people from harm; and to reduce violence against women.
An SEV licence shall be required for the use of any premises at which sexual entertainment is provided before a live audience, for the direct or indirect financial benefit of the organiser from 9 June 2022.
The Council has adopted a licensing policy statement in relation to the licensing of SEVs in Inverclyde. The Council has adopted a licensing policy statement in relation to the licensing of SEVs in Inverclyde. The Council has determined that the appropriate number of SEVs within Inverclyde will be zero. This is a rebuttable presumption. A copy of the Council’s SEV policy statement is available to view in the document section of this webpage.
Any enquiries should be forwarded to the Council’s Licensing section by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org