Business and street trading licences

Cooling tower notification
Premises with cooling towers must register with the council.
Credit licence
Information on applying for a consumer credit licence.
Door supervisor licence
It is an offence to work as a door supervisor without an SIA licence. Learn more about door supervisor licence requirements.
Environmental permit
You must have an environmental permit if you operate a regulated facility in England or Wales that carries out listed activities such as burning energy, manufacturing metals or chemicals.
House of multiple occupation
Information on houses in multiple occupation and how to apply for a licence.
Poisons licence
The retailing of poisons is controlled by the Poisons Act 1972. Find out how to apply or reapply for a licence to sell non-medical poisons.
Scrap Metal Licensing
Guidance for dealers of scrap metal and how to apply for a licence to deal in scrap metal.
Sex establishment licence
Sex Establishments are required to be licensed under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982.
Street collection permits
A charitable collection must not be held in any Street or public place without a street collection permit. The Council will usually only allow one collection per organisation in a year.
Street trading and markets
Street trading consent allows you to sell in the street, road or footway or any other area where the public has access.

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