Licensing policies

As a licensing authority, Blackpool Council is required to produce policies for various types of licences. Current policies are listed below:

Current policies

Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy [PDF 502kb]

Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy and Principles [PDF 1,740kb]

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy [PDF 482kb]

Blackpool Council has recently reviewed Appendix G of the Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy which sets out the Council’s policy when determining the standard of licensed vehicles once they go beyond the maximum age limit of 14 years.

Proposed additions to the existing policy are shown in red and proposed deletions are crossed through. Your comments are sought on the proposed changes.

Comments can be sent by post to the address below or by email to no later than 14th March 2018.

Horse Drawn Hackney Carriage Policy [PDF 413kb]

House to House collection policy [PDF 25kb]

Street Collection policy [PDF 24kb]

Sex Establishments Policy [PDF 308 kb]


Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478397
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