Sex Establishments

Please be aware that from 12 December 2016 the Licensing Office is only open for personal callers Tuesday's & Wednesdays' between the hours of 10am and 12 midday and Friday between the hours of 1pm & 4pm. Outside of theses times an appointment will need to be made with a member of the Licensing team

Any premises within the Tendring District selling or supplying goods of an adult nature may be required to be licensed by this Council.  All applications for this type of licence are submitted for approval by the Council's Licensing [General Purposes] Sub-Committee and the applicant(s) will  be required to attend a Sub-Committee meeting to speak in support of the application.

It will be expected that the necessary planning consents, etc. will already be in place to permit the premises to be used for the purpose and for the hours sought.  Each application will be dealt with on its own merits and the Sub-Committee will attach such conditions as it thinks appropriate for the premises.

If you would like to apply for a Sex Establishment Licence you can apply online,

Apply Online (via the GOV.uk website)

or download the relevant information and forms by clicking on the links below.

Guidance Notes

Sex Shop Application Form

SS1 - Sex Shop

SS2 - Sex Shop

The fees are reviewed on an annual basis and the current fees are:

Grant - £989.00

Renewal - £989.00

Transfer - £377.00

Applications are usually dealt with within 90 days of receipt of a full application.  In very exceptional circumstances the deadline may be required to be extended, you will be notified of the new deadline and the reason for extending it.

Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006

To comply with the Immigration, Asylum & Nationality Act 2006 this Council is required to check your eligibility to live and work in the UK.  You will be required to confirm that you are able to live and work in the UK and that on request, you will be able to provide evidence of this.

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

No. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted.

Licensing Office

88-90 Pier Avenue

Clacton on Sea

Essex

CO15 1TN

licensingsection@tendringdc.gov.uk

 

Last updated on: 09/01/2017 - 11:31