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Gambling licence and permits

Eligibility and application process

An application for a premises licence, including a provisional licence, may only be made by persons, companies or partnerships:

  • who are 18 or over
  • who have the right to occupy the premises
  • who have an operating licence, which allows them to carry out the proposed activity, or have applied for an operating licence (the premises licence cannot be determined until an operating licence has been issued)

The application must be on the prescribed form and must be accompanied by:

  • a fee
  • a plan of the premises - needs to be to scale ( preferred 1:100)

The applicant is required to publish notice of their application which will allow representations to be made.  Notice must be given in 3 ways:

  • a notice placed outside the premises for 28 consecutive days in a place where it can be conveniently read
  • in a newspaper or newsletter of local relevance, on at least one occasion within 10 days of the application being made
  • to all responsible authorities within 7 days of the application being made

Prescribed notices