Please follow the link on the below for an application form to apply for a sex establishment licence.
Before we issue a licence for a sex establishment, people in the area must be given the opportunity to comment on or object to the application.
- You must advertise in the local press and display a notice outside the premises for 21 days.
- You can find templates of these notices by following the link of the left hand side.
If anyone wishes to make an objection to the application they must do so within 28 days in writing addressed to Licensing Services.
Guidance notes relating to sex establishments in our area can be found by following the link on the left hand side. Guidance notes relating to sexual entertainment venue to be added to this page shortly.
For further information or guidance please contact the Licensing Team.
The Licensing team are based at:
PO Box 2452
Hanley Town Hall
232774 Opening times • Monday 9am until 4.45pm
Fax: 01782 232773
• Tuesday 9am until 4.45pm
• Wednesday 9am until 4.45pm
• Thursday 9am until 4.45pm
• Friday 9am until 4.15pm
• Saturday - CLOSED
• Sunday - CLOSED
• Monday 9am until 4.45pm
To apply for a sex establishment licence or a sexual entertainment venue you will need to complete an application form and pay the relevant fee.