Licensing

Alcohol and entertainment licensing

Find out about the licences you need if you intend to supply alcohol or offer licensable activities at a premises you own or manage. Read more about Alcohol and entertainment licensing »

Gambling licensing

Find out about the Gambling Act, the roles of the Council and the Gambling Commission, our gambling policy and fees and information about lotteries/raffles. Read more about Gambling licensing »

Shops and services licensing

Find out if you need and how to apply for licences for services including auction houses, cooling towers, hairdressers, massage and special treatments, sex establishments, scrap metal dealing and more. Read more about Shops and services licensing »


Animal welfare licensing

Find out about the licences you need to operate businesses that involve animals, including boarding, riding, pet shops, zoos and more. Read more about Animal welfare licensing »

Leisure licensing

Find out how to apply for licences to operate camp and caravan sites and information about car boot sales and pleasure boat licensing. Read more about Leisure licensing »

Markets and street trading licensing

Find out how to apply for street trading and street cafe licences, and information about markets. Read more about Markets and street trading licensing »