Licences and permits
We are currently receiving a high volume of applications. It may take us longer than usual to respond to you. Please factor this in when making your submission or enquiry. Thank you for your patience.
We have a temporary fast-track process allowing businesses to get a pavement licence from us to have tables and chairs on the pavement outside their premises. Find out how to apply for a new pavement licence.
Get licensing advice
We offer three application advice services to help you with your licensing application before you submit it.
Find out about street trading licensing
How to apply for a full street trading licence and a street trading licence for an event
Find out about alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment licences
How to apply for and information on alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshment licences.
Find out about charitable collection licences
You will need a permit to carry out charitable collections.
Search for a licence and applications recently received
View our public register for recently received licensing applications
You need a permit if your business can affect the environment through air, land, or water pollution.
Register your acupuncture or cosmetic treatments business
Licensing one premises and one practitioner is £201. Adding a practitioner to an existing premises (terms apply) is £93.