Responsibility for gambling is split between local authorities and the Gambling Commission under the Gambling Act 2005.
Local authorities are responsible for issuing licences and permits for:
- Adult Gaming Centres
- Family entertainment Centres
- Betting Premises (both track and non-track)
- Gaming Machines and Gaming
- Club Machines and Club Gaming
You can download guidance on the different types of licence you may need, and the relevant fees, guidance and application forms below.
How to Apply
For information on making an application, please select the appropriate council below.
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