If you are wishing to sell goods or offer a service in a street or public place, you must have a valid Street Trading Licence.
There are three types of street trading licence:
To get an application form please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 028 9244 7300.
Return your completed application form with all valid certificates and relevant documentation and your fee by email to: email@example.com or post it to us at
You can also visit our customer reception on the ground floor at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn during office hours to make your application, collect forms or pay your fee.
Please contact the team using the details above to get the list of fees.
Please make your cheque payable to Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council.
Payments can also be made by card over the phone by phoning 028 9244 7300.
If you want to make a complaint or raise an issue about an existing Street Trader (licensed or unlicensed) please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 028 9244 7300.
If you wish to operate an Amusement Arcade in our area you must apply for an amusement permit.
Amusement permits are issued to premises that have amusements/ gaming machines with prizes.
If a premises authorises the operation of gaming machines with a maximum all-cash prize of £25 (delivered directly from the machine) with an age restriction of over 18’s only within our area
If a premises authorises the operation of lower prize gaming machines with no age restrictions on those who can play these machines (maximum prize value £8).
You may not need an amusement permit to have gaming machines for:
If you are not sure whether you may require a permit, you can contact the Licensing Department within the Environmental Health Service Unit on 028 9244 7300.
You must be 18 or older to apply for an amusement permit.
To request an application form you can contact us by emailing: email@example.com or phoning 028 9244 7300
£250 for gaming machines with a maximum all cash prize of £25
£32 for gaming machines with a maximum all cash prize of £8
As part of the application process, you must submit the following documentation
The application process may take 6 weeks from the date we receive your application.
We will consult with the PSNI and take any comments they make into account, before issuing the permit. There will be a 28 day consultation period
All new applications must be referred to the Licensing Committee for consideration.
If we receive objections to the application both the applicant and those who object to your application will have the chance to present a case to the committee.
If we refuse an application, applicants have the right to appeal the decision in writing within 21 days to the County Court. The Courts decision is final.