Apply online for a sex establishment.
You can apply if you meet the criteria set out in the legislation.
An applicant must
- Be at least 18 years old
- Not be disqualified from holding a licence
- 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
- 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.
Full details of the application procedure and requirements can be found in the below policy:
Sex Establishment Policy (word 236kb)
Once you have submitted a complete application you are required within seven days to have sent a notice of application to Humberside Police Licensing:
The application advertising process will take a minimum of 28 days from the date the application is made.
The total number of days for representation is 28 days from the date the application is made.
When you have submitted an application you must do the following:
If within the 28 days anyone makes an objection to your application, the application will be determined by the licensing committee within 21 working days of the close of the representation period.
If an application is refused there is a right of appeal to the magistrates' court within 21 days of being notified in writing of the decision.
It is within the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within 35 days, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org