Skip companies wishing to apply for a permit to deposit a skip on the highway must apply for a permit:
To place a skip on the highway, without first applying for and being granted a licence, is an offence under The Highways Act 1980 and may result in prosecution.
A licence is required before any person can drive a licensed hackney carriage or private hire vehicle.
It is illegal to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes without obtaining a street collection licence from the council if that collection is held 'in a street or public place'.
Organisations that provide passenger transport on a ‘not-for-profit’ basis can apply for permits under Section 19 (s19) of the Transport Act 1985. These permits allow the holder to operate transport services for hire or reward without the need for a full public service vehicle (PSV) operator’s licence.
A permit is required to undertake a 'house to house' collection, under the House to House Collections Act 1939.
An unlicensed family entertainment centre gaming machine permit lasts for 10 years.
Prize gaming normally consists of low stakes and prizes gambling in which neither the nature nor the size of the prize is determined by the number of persons playing nor the amount paid for or raised by the gaming.
Occasional use notices permit licensed betting operators, with the appropriate permission from the Gambling Commission, to use tracks for short periods of betting at events which are temporary or infrequent.
Any premises with a licence for the consumption of alcohol granted under the Licensing Act 2003 is entitled to apply for a gaming machine permit.