Licensing policy

Making an application

18.1 All the relevant information about how to make an application is available on the Council website. A full list of responsible authorities and their appropriate contact details together with all relevant application forms and guidance are all available on the council website; under the business tab.

18.2 Online applications can be made through the council’s website using the government’s GOV.UK portal.

18.3 If the application is being made by an individual it should be accompanied by acceptable evidence of entitlement to work in the UK (this includes where the application is submitted electronically) as set out in the application form.

18.4 Applicants should consider contacting the responsible authorities and others such as local residents, who may be affected by the application before formulating their application so that the mediation process may begin before the statutory time limits come into effect after submission of an application