An unlicensed family entertainment centre gaming machine permit lasts for 10 years.
The Pollution Control team is responsible for the regulation of emissions to atmosphere from most of the industrial and commercial processes within the borough.
Any premises with a licence for the consumption of alcohol granted under the Licensing Act 2003 is entitled to apply for a gaming machine permit.
A club gaming permit allow for the provision of no more than three gaming machines (these may be from categories B3A, B4, C or D - see categories below).
If a club does not wish to have the full range of facilities permitted by a club gaming permit or if they are a commercial club not permitted to provide non-machine gaming (other than exempt gaming under section 269 of the Act), then they may apply to the licensing department for a club machine permit.
Occasional use notices permit licensed betting operators, with the appropriate permission from the Gambling Commission, to use tracks for short periods of betting at events which are temporary or infrequent.
Prize gaming normally consists of low stakes and prizes gambling in which neither the nature nor the size of the prize is determined by the number of persons playing nor the amount paid for or raised by the gaming.
A permit is required to undertake a 'house to house' collection, under the House to House Collections Act 1939.
It is illegal to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes without obtaining a street collection licence from the council if that collection is held 'in a street or public place'.
A licence is required before any person can drive a licensed hackney carriage or private hire vehicle.