Licenses & permits


Trafford Council is responsible for granting and the enforcement of a large range of licenses, permits, notices and permissions within Trafford Borough including: street trading; taxi and private hire vehicles; street cafes; marriage venues; gambling premises and pet shops. A full A-Z listing is available.

Changes to Licensing Act 2003 effective 6 April 2017

Changes to the Licensing Act 2003 brought about by the Immigration Act 2016 are now in force requiring all applicants for premises and personal licences to prove their eligibility to work in the UK and provide proof of immigration work status.