Licences and permits
Apply for a single or block dog licence.
Apply for a street trading licence.
Apply for an entertainment licence.
Apply, renew or transfer a petroleum licence.
Register your food business.
Apply for approval of a food business.
If you're a landlord who owns a property built before 1945, and you have started
or changed a tenancy since April 2007, you may need to apply for a certificate of fitness.
Anyone selling, renting out or constructing a building needs an energy performance certificate for that property.
Apply for a permit to distribute printed material in certain areas of Belfast.
Apply for an amusement permit to operate an amusement arcade.
Register a cosmetic business.
Register a hairdressing or barber business.
Apply for a caravan or camping site licence to operate a caravan or camping site in Belfast.
If you sell certain poisons, you must register with us.
If you own a cooling tower or evaporative condenser, you must register with us.
Sports grounds in Belfast with a capacity of 5,000 people or more must have a valid safety certificate.
We can grant certain venues a three-year
licence to hold civil marriage and partnership ceremonies.
Apply for a pollution prevention and control permit.
Register guard dog kennels.
Apply for a licence to set up a market or car boot sale.
The rules around Sunday trading.
Pavement cafés in Belfast need to have a licence from us.