Alcohol, entertainment and leisure licensing Find out about alcohol, entertainment and leisure licensing, including how to apply for a licence, when you need a licence, how we process your application and more. Animal welfare licensing If you have a business that involves animals, you may need a licence. Gambling and lotteries licensing We are responsible for the processing of all permits and licences in the district under the Gambling Act 2005. Street trading, charity and services licensing We process and manage street trading consents, charitable collection permits and other services establishments. Taxi and private hire vehicle, driver and operator licensing We grant licences for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles, drivers and operators.