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Premises licensing - Please apply online

To prevent any delays in your application we currently advise you to use the online option and not send us paper copies. Go to links to online premises licence applications

Licensing and licence fees in Havering

We are responsible for issuing a wide range of licences, permits and registrations related to premises, various occupations and activities such as street trading.

The majority of these are administered and enforced by the Licensing Team.

Licences are issued for many reasons but usually they are intended to protect the public and to maintain appropriate standards of public safety, animal welfare and to prevent nuisance.

Read our Statement of Licensing Policy

Consultations on licences

You are able to comment on alcohol and entertainment premises licence applications.

Recent applications you can comment on are published on the premises licence page.

Licence fees

View the list of fees for each licence we administer

Please note, for licence fees information about environmental health, marriages, street trading, gambling, housing, sex establishments, animals advertising, and scrap metal, contact licensing@havering.gov.uk.

Licensing guidelines 

We follow strict guidelines before issuing licences, permits or registrations and can impose a range of conditions.

The teams regularly inspect premises to ensure that all the conditions attached to the licence or registration are being met and complaints, including those concerning premises operating illegally without a licence, are investigated.

Fair processing 

This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on application forms for the prevention and detection of fraud.

It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.

Licensing teams and the licences they look after 

You can also see our full alphabetical licence list.

Contact details can be found on the individual licence pages should you wish to discuss your licence.

Licensing Team

Child Employment Team

Food Safety Team

Health and Safety Team

Highways Team

Parks and Open Spaces Team

Public Protection Team

Trading Standards

Metropolitan Police

Need more help?

Contact us about licensing online

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