On 1 October each year, the annual fees are due for premises licence. You can pay your annual fee online using the Liquor & Gambling Annual Fees Online Payment Facility.
The licensing board has recently published information on its progress with mainstreaming equality and equality outcomes.
Public entertainment licence changes
As of June 3 2012 the rules relating to public entertainment licensing will change. If you plan to organise an event in Renfrewshire this summer or beyond, you will need to make sure you have the correct paperwork to do so.
Click on the links below to find out more about licensing in Renfrewshire:
- animal licences - licences required for kennels, catteries, and more.
- betting and gaming licences - betting premises (for example betting offices, bingo, adult gaming centres) lotteries, raffles and gaming machines.
- entertainment licences - for music, singing, dancing and other forms of public entertainment
- liquor licences - required if alcohol is being sold within premises or at an event
- street trading licences - selling, offering to sell, or carrying out a paid service in a public place (e.g. car wash, ice cream vendor)
- taxi and private hire licences - all aspects of taxi and private hire licensing
- other licences - window cleaners, civil marriages, scrap metal, and more.
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Renfrewshire Council is working to comply with the EU Services Directive. This Directive makes it easier for service businesses to set up or sell their services anywhere in the European Union.
If you would like advice or help in making a new application for the grant or renewal of a licence, or you would like to know whether you need a licence for a particular purpose or event, please contact the Licensing section:
- email: email@example.com
- phone: 0141 842 4499
- write to or visit: Licensing Section, Finance and Corporate Services, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1TT
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