Licences, permits and registrations services & information
Licensing Act 2003 - alcohol, entertainment and late night refreshments.
Premises where animal boarding or breeding will take place, riding establishments and pet shops require a licence.
Children working in the entertainment industry, such as broadcast performances, photography and modelling, must have a licence.
Premises where food is sold must complete a registration form.
Premises where gambling takes place such as betting shops and bingo halls, require a licence.
Croydon Council does not issue licences for car hire operators, door supervisors and a range of others.
Information on current applications made under the Licensing Act 2003
Where you must provide safe areas around building work sites and how to get permission for scaffolding and hoarding.
You must have a licence to place a builder's skip on any part of a public highway.
Information on current applications made under the Gambling Act 2005
Licence and registration fees for pet shops, food premises, gaming establishments and more.
Croydon Film Offices help filmmakers and photographers find the best locations for their shoots.
Premises holding sales by competitive bidding must be registered.
Premises storing explosives (for example, fireworks and flares, air bag inflators) are required to either be registered or hold a storage licence.
Premises where marriage or civil partnership ceremonies are held require approval.
All premises selling non-medical, poisonous substances, such as caustic soda, require a licence.
Large stadiums and stands that accommodate more the 500 people will require a General Safety Certificate.
Premises that sell scrap metal require registration.
Premises that wholly or in part sell R18 (adult) videos or DVDs or sell other adult material, need to be licensed.
Premises offering special treatments such as massage, acupuncture, manicure, piercing and tattooing, sauna and light, electric or vapour treatments must have a licence.
It is illegal in to hold a Street collection without obtaining permission from the police.
Premises or vehicles that wish to trade or display goods or services on the public highway require a licence, including for the placement of out-of-doors tables and chairs. Persons who wish to trade in Surrey Street market or North End also require a licence.
Application forms and guidance on how to apply for a street works licence.