Gambling and lotteries

The Council is responsible for the licensing of:

  • Premises used for gambling
  • Permitting gambling machines for games of chance
  • Lotteries
  • Temporary Use Notices
  • Occasional Use Notices
  • Lotteries

In relation to applications for Operator or Personal Licences please refer to the Gambling Commission.

Policy

Consultation 

Application forms

Premises licence:

Vary a premises licence:

Transfer a premises licence:

Gaming machines:

Lotteries:

Fees

  • Pay online
  • Pay over the phone: 0161 770 6611 (select option 2).

Quote the Paying in Code: E36455050D9.

Bingo premises

  • New: £2703.75
  • Annual fee: £772.50
  • Variation: £1351.35
  • Provisional statement: £2703.75
  • Transfer: £927
  • Re-instatement: £927

Betting premises (non-track)

  • New: £2317.50
  • Annual fee: £550.00
  • Variation: £1158.75
  • Provisional statement: £927
  • Transfer: £927
  • Re-instatement: £927

Tracks

  • New: £1875
  • Annual fee: £750
  • Variation: £937
  • Provisional statement: £1875
  • Transfer: £712
  • Re-instatement: £712

Family entertainment centre

  • New: £1500
  • Annual fee: £562
  • Variation: £750
  • Provisional statement: £1500
  • Transfer: £712
  • Re-instatement: £712

Adult gaming centre

  • New: £1545
  • Annual fee: £772.50
  • Variation: £772.50
  • Provisional statement: £1545
  • Transfer: £927
  • Re-instatement: £927

Notification of change

  • £50

Notification of 2 machines

  • £50

Gaming machine permit for licensed premises

3 machines or more.

  • New: £150
  • Renewal of S.34 permit: £100
  • Annual fee: £50
  • Transfer: £ 25
  • Variation: £100
  • Change of name: £25
  • Copy of permit: £15

Prize gaming permit

  • New: £300
  • Existing operator: £100
  • Renewal: £300
  • Change of name: £35
  • Copy of permit: £15

Club gaming/machine permit

  • New: £200
  • Renewal of part 3 reg or holder of club premises certificate: £100
  • Annual fee: £50

Lotteries

  • New: £40
  • Annual fee: £20

Temporary use notice

  • £275

Occasional use notice

  • No fee

Family entertainment centre gaming machine permit

  • New: £300
  • Change of name: £25
  • Copy of permit: £15