The council has responsibility for licences, permits and registrations for a wide variety of activities in Doncaster.

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Public register of licences and registrations:

The licensing service deals with: 

  • applications for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles and drivers
  • the licensing of premises for alcohol, entertainment, late night refreshment and gambling facilities
  • ensuring high standards are maintained with the assistance of specialist licensing enforcement officers 
  • a wide variety of licences and registrations, from Acupuncture to Zoos

For more information, please view the Licensing A to Z page

Payment Options

Payments can be made online using a debit card, in person or on the telephone on 01302 737590.

The licensing department, based at Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU is open Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm

Licences and registrations

Below is a table of all licences and registrations which are relevant to each heading and issued by the licensing service. Click on the links to find out more.

Alcohol and Entertainment Taxis Gambling Miscellaneous
Club Premises Certificate Care About Being Safe (C.A.B.S.) Club Gaming Permit Acupuncture, Tattooing, Cosmetic Piercing, Semi-permanent Skin Colouring, Electrolysis.
Cumulative Impact Policy Enforcement Club Machine Permit Animal Boarding
Enforcement Hackney Carriage & Private Hire (Joint/Dual) Drivers Licence Enforcement Caravan Site
Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit & Notification Hackney Carriage (Taxi) Vehicle Gambling Act 2005 Civil Marriage Licence
Licensing Act 2003 Hackney Carriage Drivers Licence Statement of Licensing Policy - Gambling Act 2005 Dog Breeding
Personal Licence Private Hire Drivers Licence Gambling Premises Exotic, Dangerous & Wild Animals
Premises Licence Private Hire Operator Gambling Premises Transfer Hairdresser Registration
Public Notices Private Hire (Minicab) Vehicle Gaming Machine Permit & Notification HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation) Mandatory Licence
Review of Premises Licence Taxi Licensing Lottery Registration House to House Collection Permit
Statement of Licensing Policy - Licensing Act 2003 Taxi Ranks Occasional Use Notice Non-medicinal Poisons
Temporary Event Notice (TEN) Taxi Policy Prize Gaming Permits Pet Shop
    Temporary Use Notice (TUN) Riding Establishment
    Un-licensed Family Entertainment Centre Scrap Metal Dealer
      Second Hand Goods Dealer / Auction Premises
      Selective Licensing
      Sex Establishment / Sexual Entertainment Venue 
      Section 19 Permit 
      Street Collection Permit 
      Street Trading 

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Last updated: 14 August 2018 11:11:41