The council has responsibility for licences, permits and registrations for a wide variety of activities in Doncaster.

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Public register of licences map:

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 Public register of licences and registrations:

Licensing issues



The licensing service deals with: 

  • applications for hackney carriage and private hire vehicles and drivers
  • the licensing of premises for alcohol, entertainment, late night refreshment and gambling facilities
  • ensuring high standards are maintained with the assistance of specialist licensing enforcement officers 
  • a wide variety of licences and registrations, from Acupuncture to Zoos

For more information, please view the Licensing A to Z page

Opening Hours

Please Note that the Licensing office will be closed for 2 half days each month to allow time for staff training and service improvements.

On the first and third Wednesday of each month the opening hours for the Licensing office will be 12.00 noon – 5.00 pm

Licences and registrations

Below is a table of all licences and registrations which are relevant to each heading and issued by the licensing service. Click on the links to find out more.

Alcohol and Entertainment Taxis Gambling Miscellaneous
Club Premises Certificate Care About Being Safe (C.A.B.S.) Club Gaming Permit Acupuncture, Tattooing, Cosmetic Piercing, Semi-permanent Skin Colouring, Electrolysis.
Cumulative Impact Enforcement Club Machine Permit Animal Licensing
Enforcement Hackney Carriage & Private Hire (Joint/Dual) Drivers Licence Enforcement Caravan Site
Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit & Notification Hackney Carriage (Taxi) Vehicle Gambling Act 2005 Civil Marriage Licence
Licensing Act 2003 Hackney Carriage Drivers Licence Statement of Licensing Policy - Gambling Act 2005 Exotic, Dangerous & Wild Animals
Personal Licence Private Hire Drivers Licence Gambling Premises Hairdresser Registration
Premises Licence Private Hire Operator Gambling Premises Transfer HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation) Mandatory Licence
Public Notices Private Hire (Minicab) Vehicle Gaming Machine Permit & Notification House to House Collection Permit
Review of Premises Licence Taxi Licensing Lottery Registration

Non-medicinal Poisons

Statement of Licensing Policy - Licensing Act 2003 Taxi Ranks Occasional Use Notice Pavement Licence (Full)
Temporary Event Notice (TEN) Taxi Policy Prize Gaming Permits Scrap Metal Dealer
  Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles Temporary Use Notice (TUN) Second Hand Goods Dealer / Auction Premises
    Un-licensed Family Entertainment Centre Selective Licensing
      Sex Establishment / Sexual Entertainment Venue 
      Section 19 Permit 
      Street Collection Permit 
      Street Trading 
      Temporary Pavement Licence

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Last updated: 05 July 2023 12:28:07

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