Licences and permits applications

  1. Apply for a licence or permit
  2. Pay for your licence or permit (selected)
  3. Application timescales
  4. Appeal a decision

Pay for your licence or permit

Our directory of licences and permits contains the prices of each licence. Download full lists below.

Different fees apply to civic licences for those operating within the city centre. View a map of ward 11 to see the boundary or the city centre. Check for a specific address using our map.

The application fee is not refunded if your application is unsuccessful. 

Apply for a licence or permit

Pay online

For some licences you can apply online

Pay by cheque

Return your application with a cheque or postal order for the application fee.

It may take a few days for us to receive your application by post.

Pay at the customer hub 

The customer hub is at 249 High Street and the opening hours are

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 9.30am to 4.30pm 
  • Friday 8.30am to 3.40pm


  • your application form 
  • any required documents as set out in the application pack
  • your fee as a cheque or postal order.

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