Coronavirus (COVID-19) Licensing Issues - FAQs for Operators

Please see the FAQ page from the Institute of Licensing regarding the current situation around licences and Temporary Event Notices.

You can find their webpage here

As of 2 p.m. on 21 March 2020, closures are now enforceable by law in England and Wales due to the threat to public health. A business operating in contravention of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closures) Regulations 2020 will be committing an offence.

Information from our recent webinar with advice and considerations for licensed premises looking to reopen.
If you have concerns about a business that has remained open, or if you need advice about business closures, please use this form.
Check the current fee for your application
You will find the current licensing applications on this page.
Find out about and apply for licences to serve alcohol, host events and more.
Information on Gambling and Lotteries Licences and Fees
Information on licences required to keep or breed animals.
Information on taxi licensing for drivers, vehicles and operators
Licences for house to house or street collections for charities.
Find out how to get a licence for skin piercing, including acupuncture, tattooing and ear piercing.
Scrap metal dealers need a licence from the Council. Find out more here.
The Mobile Homes Act 2013 allows the council to monitor mobile home site licences. Find out more here.