Licensing policy The Council's licensing policy relates to the licensing of places that sell alcohol, provide entertainment (such as music, films, and plays) and that sell hot food after 11pm. The policy deals with how applications are dealt with and the licensing system. The policy is relevant to the licensed trade and also anyone who is affected by licensable activities (for example residents close to licensed premises). Documents & Policies Documents and policies relevant to the licensing system; The Council's Licensing Policy 2020 - 2023 (PDF, 419KB) The Council's Enforcement Policy 2017 (PDF, 122KB) describes how and when we will take enforcement and compliance action. The Licensing Act 2003 in its entirety and associated regulations govern the Licensing regime in Milton Keynes. The Section 182 Guidance provides useful information for anyone involved in licensing. This is periodically updated by the Government. The April 2018 edition of the Government guidance (PDF, 1019KB) Please do not hesitate to contact the Licensing team on 01908 252800 or email Milton Keynes Councils licensing team if you would like further information, or if you have any other queries.