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  1. Notification Lacors

    Notifcation of two or less gaming machines or gaming machine permit for more than two machines.

  2. Renewal of private hire driver's licence

    Form to use to renew your private hire driver's licence.

  3. Application for grant of hackney carriage driver's licence

    Application for grant of hackney carriage driver's licence along with guidance notes for completing the form.

  4. Disclosure of convictions

    You will need to complete this form as part of your application for a personal licence.

    A personal licence must be held by a Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS) but can also be held by anyone involved in the sale of alcohol by retail. It is not necessary for all staff selling alcohol to have a personal licence.

    Please note: You must be 18 years old or over in order to apply for a personal licence.

    The following must be submitted to the Licensing Authority:

    • Completed application form.
    • 2 passport size photographs, one of which must be endorsed on the reverse with a statement verifying the likeness of the photograph to you by a solicitor, notary, a person of standing within the community or any individual with a professional qualification. This person must not be a relative.
    • A criminal conviction certificate. The certificate must be less than 1 month old at the time of application.
    • Completed 'Disclosure of Convictions and Declaration' form.
    • Level 2 National Certificate for Personal Licence Holder (NCPLH).
    • The current fee of £37.00.
  5. Gaming machine application

    Application for club gaming permit or club machine permit.

  6. Application for hackney carriage vehicle licence

    Application form and guidance for people wanting to apply for a hackney carriage vehicle licence.

  7. Street collection permit application form

    A Street Collection Permit is required where a charity promotes a collection for a charitable purpose on the street. The following notes should be taken into account when applying for a permit:

    • The permit lasts for period of collection specified.
    • It is an offence to promote the collection without first obtaining a Permit from the Council.
    • Only one Saturday per year can be allocated to each charity.
    • The application form should be completed and forwarded to the Legal Section.
    • The return form must be submitted to the Council no later than one month after the collection date.

     

  8. Application for a private hire vehicle licence

    Application form for a private hire vehicle licence.

  9. Street party guidance

    The Government has produced guidance giving practical advice for anyone looking to hold a street party.  The guidance includes an application for road closure orders for street parties, which we will be using to process applications.

  10. Application form for house to house collection permit

    Application form for a permit to collect house to house.

  11. Application for grant of private hire driver's licence

    Application form for a private hire vehicle licence and guidance on how to complete the form. All drivers of private hire vehicles are required to satisfy that they are fit and proper persons to hold such a licence. The Council is empowered in law to check with the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) for the existence and content of any criminal record held in the name of the applicant.

    A licence is issued for 12 months and to qualify an applicant must:

    • Have held a full driving licence for 12 months prior to the date of application;
    • Complete a private hire drivers licence application form;
    • Complete a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) application form (if applicable). This is required every 3 years and in the intervening years a self-certification form must be completed declaring that no further convictions have been obtained since the last CRB check;
    • Provide a medical certificate (required every 3 years unless otherwise stated) from his/her doctor, certifying that the applicant is fit to drive a private hire vehicle;
    • Provide a full current driving licence (both photo card and counterpart);
    • Provide 2 x passport size photographs of the applicant;
    • Provide a valid Passport (if applicable);
    • Provide your Birth Certificate ;
    • Provide your Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    • Provide your National Insurance Number.

    Please note that the CRB application forms are only available from the Council Offices.

  12. Licensing

    Details of all the different types of licences we can issue. If you want a specific application form see 'related forms' on the left hand side menu or click on the black and white 'application form' tag at the top of the page. .

  13. Application for premises licence

    Application for premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

  14. Disclosure of convictions form

    Disclosure of criminal convictions form to accompany renewal of a Hackney Carriage licence or Private Hire Driver's Licence.

  15. Application to renew hackney carriage driver's licence

    Application to renew your hackney carriage driver's licence and supporting guidance.

  16. Premises licence (vessel)

    Premises licence for a vessel under the Gambling Act 2005.

  17. Small lottery return form

    If you run a lottery you are required by law to make a return to the local authority that gives you permission to run the lottery. This requires two members of the society to make a declaration about how the lottery was run.

  18. Provisional statement application

    A Provisional Statement is used for premises which are intended to become licensed, but which have not yet been built or converted. A provisional statement therefore, acts as an indicator whether a premises licence is likely to be granted upon completion of the construction work or alterations in accordance with the plans.

  19. Premises licence

    Application for premises licence.

  20. Provisional statement (vessel)

    A Provisional Statement is used for premises which are intended to become licensed, but which have not yet been built or converted. A provisional statement therefore, acts as an indicator whether a premises licence is likely to be granted upon completion of the construction work or alterations in accordance with the plans.

  21. Application to vary a premises licence

    Application to vary a premises licence under the Gambling Act 2005.

  22. Minor variation form

    Application to make a minor variation to a premises licence.

    A minor variation would only be applicable for variations to premises licences or club premises certificates that could have no adverse effect on the promotion of any of the four licensing objectives. These are:

    • The prevention of crime and disorder
    • Public safety
    • The prevention of public nuisance
    • The protection of children from harm

    Minor variations cannot be used to:

    • Extend the period for which the licence or certificate has effect
    • Change the Designated Premises Supervisor (DPS)
    • Add the sale/supply of alcohol as a licensable activity
    • Allow the sale/supply of alcohol between 23.00 and 07.00
    • Allow an increase in the amount of time on any day during which alcohol may be sold/supplied
    • Remove a DPS from a church hall or community centre
  23. Noticeof application for a premises licence (Form A)

    Notice to be published announcing application for a premises licence with one applicant.

  24. Vary premises licence

    Form to use if you wish to apply to vary the details of your existing licence. A variation of your premises licence is required if you want to change any aspect of the premises licence such as adding / removing conditions, adding / removing licensable activities, varying the existing hours for permitted licensable activities or varying the premises plans.

  25. Notice for a premises licence (Form B)

    Notice of appplication to be published announcing two or more applications have applied for a premises licence.

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