Other licences

Sex establishment licence (SEV)


You will need a licence to run a sex establishment, eg a club, cinema or shop. For more information call 01327 322278 or email licensing.snc@westnorthants.gov.uk. The licensing team is available between 9:00am and 4:00pm. To make an appointment with an officer please contact us.


As part of the application process you also have to tell us whether or not you have any convictions and produce a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

Declaration of convictions form


SEV fees are split between an application fee and a fee on grant of a licence. The application fee must be paid at the time of submission. Once it has been determined that a licence can be granted then the remainder of the fee will be due, should a licence not be granted then the second fee is not payable.

SEV shop
Application fee - £461.44
On grant - £362.56

All other establishments
Application fee - £1730.40
On grant - £1359.60

Apply / renew

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