Licences, Permits and Registration

The Environmental Services Department is responsible for licensing. The licensing section is in turn responsible for the processing, issuing and enforcement of:

  • Personal Licences, Premise Licences, Club Premises Certificates & Temporary Event Notices issued under the Licensing Act 2003
  • Animal welfare licensing
  • Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Vehicle and Driver licences, and Private Hire Operator licences.
  • Street Trading
  • Charity House to House and Street Collections
  • Premises Licences, permits and lottery registrations issued under the Gambling Act 2005
  • Scrap Metal Site and Collector Licences
  • Sexual Establishment Licensing
  • The publication of a Public Licensing Register