Licences are required for taxis, sale of alcohol, late night refreshment, regulated entertainment and lotteries, and to regulate a range of commercial and non-commercial activities, including pet shops, street trading, charitable collections and much more. If you propose to open a new business or arrange any fund raising event, it is always best to check if any licence or permission is required.

Licence register and current applications

View a register of licences that have been granted.

Taxi licensing

All you need to know about taxi licences, fees and charges and how to apply.

Street trading consent

Street trading means the selling, exposing or offering for sale any article in a street.

Other licences

Information on other licences that includes animal boarding, camp sites, house to house collections, pet shops, and scrap metal dealers.

Business/licensing contact form

Business & Licensing contact form

Please use this form to make a general enquiry about business, business rates and licensing.

Last updated: 10th March 2015

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