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 download the relevant application form below.

pdf icon Application for a club gaming or machine permit [905kb]

pdf icon Application to notify or vary a gaming machine permit [2Mb]

pdf icon Application for lottery registration [87kb]

Gambling Act 2005

Permissions are subject to an application process that varies on the type of premise. The council establishes that the premises are suitable and when a licence is issued ensure that the premises are complying with regulations including any licences required by the Gambling Commission.

Please see our Gambling Act Statement of Principles 2014 [410kb]