Follow the links below for details of the licensing service and and a-z of licences and registrations we issue
Following various major accidents at Sports Grounds, the need to control the fabric and management of sports grounds became apparent and the provisions of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 placed this control with Local Authorities. The Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sports Act 1987 made it a duty of Local Authorities to enforce the Acts.
On 1st October 2018 the law on Animal Licensing changed. Previously animal licensing was covered by numerous pieces of legislation, under these new changes they will now be condensed into 4, as follows:
Applications for licences are listed below:
Many children enjoy performing , whether in plays, dancing shows, films or on television and parents enjoy supporting them. However, laws exist which are designated to protect children’s welfare and prevent them from being exploited. (Children & Young Persons Act 1963 and the Children (Performances) Regulations 2014).
We currently operate two Selective licensing schemes in Doncaster. One in Hexthorpe and one in a designated area of Edlington. If you rent out a property that is tenanted in those areas, you are likely to require a licence.
The council has responsibility for licences, permits and registrations for a wide variety of activities in Doncaster.
Use the form below to check licences in Doncaster. This service is free of charge.
The Licensing Act 2003 recognises that volunteer and social clubs give rise to different issues for licensing law than commercially run premises selling direct to the public.
To rent out properties in Doncaster you may need a licence. The license you need will depend on the location, type, size and number of people living in the property.