Applications for licences are listed below:
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).
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.
Temporary Event Notice's can be used to authorise small scale events held in any premises, both indoor and outdoor.
The council has the power to introduce additional licensing, which applies to certain Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) not already covered by mandatory HMO licensing.
The statement of licensing policy aims to secure public safety, protect children from harm, prevent public nuisance and prevent crime and disorder whilst encouraging a sustainable leisure and entertainment industry.
All sales of alcohol must be made by, or under the authority of, a personal licence holder.
The licensing service has specialist enforcement officers whose job it is to enforce the licences issued by the council.
The Licensing Act 2003 recognises that volunteer and social clubs give rise to different issues for licensing law than commercially run premises selling direct to the public.