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Find out about changes to services during the bank holiday week.
Find out more about industrial action by Allerdale Waste Services staff and the impact on waste collections.
You need a licence if you are selling alcohol, hosting entertainment or serving hot food after 11pm.
You need a licence if you are doing any of these animal-related activities.
Businesses that hire out pleasure craft, such as motor boats, rowing boats and canoes, must be licensed.
You may require a licence if you want to run a caravan or campsite on your property.
We have a duty to licence premises where gambling is to take place and to licence certain other activities.
If you want to collect money or property, such as clothes and bric-a-brac, for charity from houses, pubs or shops, you need a licence.
The statement sets out the basis on which decisions under the Licensing Act 2003 will be made.
We keep a public register covering all general licence types.
You need a licence to put tables and chairs on the public highway outside your business.
All businesses that buy and sell scrap metal must have a scrap metal dealer licence issued by us.
If you want to run a sex shop or adult cinema, you must get a licence from us.
If you want to stand on the street and collect money or sell items for charity, you need a street collection permit.
Contact us to find out if you need a licence to trade on a street.
Small society lotteries may operate without a Gambling Commission licence but they must register with us.
Tattoo studios and businesses offering services such as piercings and acupuncture must be registered with us.
Taxis and private hire vehicles are licensed to ensure they are suitable and safe for you to travel in.
Taxi and private hire comment, compliment or complaint
We are currently reviewing our statements of licensing policy and gambling policy.