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Sex shop licence

A sex shop licence is needed for any premises, vehicle, vessel or stall used for a business which consists to a significant degree of selling, hiring or exchanging, lending, display or demonstrating sex articles.

View the guidance note (PDF) [22KB]  for more information.

How much does a licence cost?

The application fee payable depends on the length of licence that you want.  A one year licence is £240 and a three year licence is £295.

The fees change every year so check with the licensing office before you send payment.

How do I apply?

Download the Application for a Sex Shop Licence (PDF) [433KB]  and return to Perth & Kinross Council, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth  PH1 5GD along with your payment.

You will also need a  Site Notice - Sex Shop (PDF) [270KB] and  Compliance Note - Sex Shop Licence (PDF) [269KB] .

What happens if the Council fails to make a decision on my application within 9 months?

The licence will be granted or renewed.


Last modified on 23 November 2023

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