Licensing policies

We are responsible for licensing of all licensable activities under the Licensing Act 2003.

Statement of Licensing Policy 

This policy provides clarity to applicants, interested parties and responsible authorities on how this licensing authority determines applications.

Our duty under the Licensing Act 2003 is to carry out its functions to promote 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​

Gambling Act Statement of Principles 2017

South Kesteven District Council hereby give notice that on the 17 November 2016 the council adopted a Statement of Principles, which the council is required to produce under Section 349 of the Gambling Act 2005.

The Statement of Principles came into effect on 1 January 2017.