A licence is required to operate any private market. "Private Market"; means a market, whether covered or not, carried on by any person other than a local or public authority; at which goods are offered by more than one seller for sale by retail to the public.
Discount for Market Operator Licence in Some Circumstances
If you are a charitable organisation, community organisation, voluntary or not-for profit organisation and have a Public Entertainment Licence and or Market Operator Licence you may be eligible for a discount on your next fee in some circumstances. Please call the Licensing Department on (01738) 475180 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
How much does a licence cost?
The application fee payable depends on the length of licence that you want. A one year licence is £219 and a three year licence is £291.
The fees change every year so check with the licensing office before you send payment.
How do I apply?
If you have difficulty applying online please contact the Licensing Department on (01738) 475180.
What happens if the Council fails to make a decision on my application within 9 months?
The licence will be granted or renewed.