Licensing

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Following the additional government advice regarding social distancing and mass gatherings, we are taking steps to ensure our staff and the public are safe, to delay the spread of Coronavirus and will divert our resources to critical services. 

We are encouraging residents to contact us by calling 01229 876373 or emailing commercial@barrowbc.gov.uk rather than visiting the Town Hall.

Whilst the  pandemic is ongoing, there will be a delay in responding to complaints, enquiries and applications.  Please  ensure you allow additional time when submitting renewal applications, to allow any checks to be carried out, and licences processed.

When submitting licensing applications, please scan or link application forms, and all supporting documents and send to the above email address.

You will then be contacted and advised on making payment.


LICENSING

Barrow Borough Council is responsible for several areas of licensing designed to protect public safety and promote public confidence in activities that may otherwise be open to exploitation.

In order to prevent and detect fraud, we may share information about you with other organisations including the Police, conduct searches about you using publicly available databases, check and/or share your details with fraud prevention and detection agencies.

Public Registers

You can view the Licensing Public Registers held by Barrow Borough Council here.

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Taxi and Private Hire Information and Application Forms
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Personal Licences, Premise Licences, Temporary Event Notices and application forms
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Lotteries, Gaming Machines information and application forms
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Street Trading information and application forms
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Licensing Fees and Charges

Licensing Direct Services

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Street, Pub and House Collections; Animal Licensing; Tattoo, skin piercing; information and application forms