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Pin Point News-bites - Licensing

Pin Point provides industry related news and advice for licensing

Pavement Licence

This is to enable businesses such as cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs to serve food and drink for consumption outside and help to ensure proper social distancing.

New Statement of Licensing Policy - Licensing Act 2003

Details of Statement of Licensing Policy with effect from 7 January 2019

Alcohol and entertainment licences

Alcohol and entertainment licences - Personal and premises licences including Temporary Event Notices

Online licensing register

View applications and current licences online

Hackney carriage and private hire

Hackney carriage and private hire - Drivers, operators and vehicles


Animal establishment licensing, dangerous wild animals and zoos

Caravan Sites

Caravan sites - Caravan, Camping and Mobile Home sites are required to be licensed


Gambling - Premises, permits, small society lottery, and exempt gaming and charity fundraising

Houses in multiple occupation

Specific information and licensing requirements for buildings where more than one household shares certain amenities

Licensing policies

Licensing policies - View our licensing policies

Acupuncture, tattooing, ear-piercing and electrolysis

Acupuncture, tattooing, ear-piercing and electrolysis - A licence is required to carry out any of these activities

Scrap metal dealers

What you need to know about applying for a scrap metal dealers licence

Charity collections

Charity collections - House to house and street collections

Sex establishment licence

Licences for sex establishments


Any exhibition, demonstration or performance of hypnotism on any person requires the written consent from us.