If you wish to run a sex shop - any premises selling sex toys, books or videos, or run a venue where explicit films are shown to members of the public, you will need a licence.

Policy

How to apply

  • Download the application form and send it to us with your payment
  • The cost of for a sex shop licence is £750.00
  • The cost of for a sexual entertainment venue is £816.00
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old
  • Applicants must not be disqualified from holding a licence
  • Applicants must have been resident in the UK at least six months immediately before the application or, if a corporate body, must be incorporated in the UK
  • Applicants must not have been refused the grant or renewal of a licence for the premises in question within the last 12 months unless the refusal has been reversed on appeal

Clock Completing this form takes around 30 minutes

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Contact Licensing

  • Kirklees Licensing Service
  • Address Flint Steet Depot, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, HD1 6LG
  • Phone 01484 456868
  • Email licensing@kirklees.gov.uk