Gambling and lotteries licensing

We are responsible for the processing of all permits and licences in the district under the Gambling Act 2005.


Our responsibility covers:

  • the processing of permits and licences in respect of premises, such as pubs, clubs, betting shops, bingo halls and family and adult gaming centres (amusement arcades)
  • registering small lotteries
  • receiving temporary and occasional use notices
  • maintaining a register of permits and licences
  • hearing of applications for reviews under the Gambling Act 2005

Please see our Gambling Act Statement of Principles below.