Licensing, permits, registrations and notifications

Before you can start trading, you need to obtain the relevant licences for your business. Apply online for a licence or permit.

Apply online for a licence or permit

Obtain the relevant licences for your business here

To find out which licences are relevant to your business use the Business Link online tool.

For a list of our current fees please click here Licensing_fees.

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Temporary Event Notice
Food Premises Registration
Transfer of Premises Licence

Animals

Animal Boarding Establishment
Dangerous Wild Animals Licence
Dog Breeding Licence
Licence to Kill Game (to be obtained from your local Post Office)
Pet Shop Licence
Riding Establishment Licence
Zoo Licence

Childcare

Childminding

Events

Road 'Closures' for local events
Temporary Event Notice
Temporary Markets/Car Boots
Hypnotism

Food

Approved Premises Licence (Food)
Food Premises Registration

Gambling

For Raffles / Lotteries see "The Gambling Act"

Gambling Act 2005 (Guidance and application forms)
Gambling Act Statement of Principles_2016 (From 31 January 2016)

Industrial

Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condenser Notification
Environmental Permitting (Pollution, Prevention and Control)
Scrap Metal Dealers Licence

Premises/property

Auction Premises Registration
Camping Site Licence
Caravan Site Licence
Club Premises Certificate
Disapplication of Designated Premises Supervisor
Full Variation of Club Premises Certificate
Full Variation of Premises Licence
House in Multiple Occupation Licence
Interim Authority Notice
Minor Variation of a Club Premises Certificate
Minor Variation of Premises Licence
Personal Licence
Provisional Statement
Premises Licence
Review of a Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate
Transfer of Premises Licence
Variation of Designated Premises Supervisor

Sunday Trading

Sunday Trading Notification

Sports

Sports grounds (safety certificates)

Streets and street trading

Busking
Charitable Street Collections Permit
Face to Face Fundraising
Charitable House-to-House Collections Permit
Leaflet Distribution
Market Stall Licence
Second hand dealers
Street parties and celebrations that may require a road closure
Street Trading

Health and beauty/special treatments

Acupuncture, Tattooists, Cosmetic Piercing and Electrolysis Registration
Hairdressing
Massage and special treatments

Vehicles

Boats
Taxis - Licensing

Adult Entertainment

Sex Shop and Cinema Licence