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Licences and Permits

We have commissioned the undertaking of an unmet demand survey with regards to our hackney carriages in the district. You are invited to take part, please click here.

Licensing Act 2003

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Dover District Council is the licensing authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005. We also administer a number of other different licences and permits.

View our Licence Register »




Licensing Act 2003 »

Alcohol, Entertainment and Late Night Food licensing.  

Gambling »

Information and application forms for premises and personal licences.

Taxis »

Apply to licence drivers, vehicles and operators.

Animal Welfare Regulations 2018 »

New laws relating to Animal Activity Licensing are now in force. Visit our dedicated home page for more information.