The council has responsibility for licences, permits and registrations for a wide variety of activities in Doncaster.
A licence is required before any person can drive a licensed hackney carriage or private hire vehicle.
The Caravan and Control of Development Act 1960 prohibits the use of land as a caravan site unless the occupier holds a site licence issued by the Local Authority.
All sales of alcohol must be made by, or under the authority of, a personal licence holder.
If you're a landlord or property managing agent who lets houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), you may need to apply for a licence.
Many children enjoy performing , whether in plays, dancing shows, films or on television and parents enjoy supporting them. However, laws exist which are designated to protect children’s welfare and prevent them from being exploited. (Children & Young Persons Act 1963 and the Children (Performances) Regulations 2014).
When control of an existing licensed gambling premises is to change to a different operator, it is necessary to apply to the licensing authority for the transfer of the licence.
This guidance is aimed at businesses or individuals that wish to provide gambling facilities at bingo halls, bookmakers, amusement arcades, race courses and sporting arenas (where betting takes place).
Establishments used for the breeding of dogs are controlled by the Breeding and Sale of Dogs (Welfare) Act 1999, Breeding of Dogs Act 1991 and Breeding of Dogs Act 1973.
Properties of three or more floors, with five or more tenants belonging to two or more households, require a licence from the council.