COVID-19 Update - All face to face visits and inspections are currently suspended. Advice is available via email

Should you not be able to find the information required on these web pages, please email the Licensing Team

Coronavirus: Licensing Advice

Please read our advice to licensed businesses in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus: Pavement Licence

Information on how to apply for a Pavement Licence under the Business and Planning Act 2020.

Alcohol and Entertainment

Information on how to apply for premises licences, club premises certificates, TENs and personal licences.

Taxi Licensing

Information on how to apply for taxi licences and Breckland's taxi drivers, vehicles and legislation.


Information on how to apply for small society lottery registration, betting shops, casinos and gaming machines licences.

Register of Breckland Licences

Due to a change in software provider you are temporarily unable to make any online applications.

Public Notices

Applications and Reviews received under the Licensing Act 2003, Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 reports and Pavement Licence application

Pre-Application & Consultancy Advice

We offer a pre-application advice service to support your licensing application.

Animal Welfare

Information on how to apply for a licence for Animal Boarders and Breeders, Pet Shops, Riding Establishments and Dangerous Wild Animals.

Street Trading Consent

Information on how to apply for Street Trading Consent.

Charity Collections

Information on how to apply for a Street Collection or House to House Collection in the Breckland Council area.

Scrap Metal Dealers Licence

Information on how to apply for a Scrap Metal Dealers Site and Mobile Collectors Licence.

Licensing News

Information on legislation changes and other useful news items.

Table and Chairs on Pavement

Information on how to apply for a licence to place tables, chairs or other temporary furniture on the pavement.

Sex Establishment

All forms of sex establishment will require a licence with the Council

Safety Advisory Group

The Breckland Safety Advisory Group (SAG) promotes public safety at events.

Licences and registrations

Licences & registrations managed by other departments and agencies. This includes cosmetic treatment, tattooists, food registration and skip permits

Licensing Privacy Notice

Details of the Licensing Privacy Notice

Last updated: 28/07/2020 15:13:42