Business and Street Traders

IMPORTANT: Due to staff sickness/annual leave we are currently experiencing a backlog on ALL licensing applications.

If you track your application online and the status is “Pending” this means your application has been received and is currently being processed.  

Renewals: You are advised that you can continue in your licensed operation until a decision has been made providing you applied for a renewal before your licence expired.

Please note: With IMMEDIATE effect all applications and related matters should be emailed directly to Only correspondence to this email address will be dealt with by our team.

View current applications and public register

Under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 each local authority in Scotland is given the option of Licensing a number of different activities if they occur within their area, for example, those for business and street traders.

We process applications for all licences relating to business and street traders, and you can use the menu on this page to find out more about specific licences and apply online.

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