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Licences and permits issued by the Vale of Glamorgan Council.


The Vale of Glamorgan Council Licensing Services is responsible for the licensing of a wide variety of activities, events and services, most of which we encounter during our day-to-day life.


There are also a number of licences managed by Environmental Health, Trading Standards and Highways.


Please note: Licences are managed by a number of different departments and services, please check the chosen licence page for the relevant contact details.


We are currently updating our Pet Shop licensing information. The updated information will be published as soon as possible. In the meantime please contact for any queries.




Request Application

Please contact the licensing team to apply for the following licences:

  • Dangerous Wild Animals
  • Explosives (Fireworks etc.)



Public Registers

Public registers are held for certain licences, permits and registrations. Registers are either available online or by appointment to view by contacting the relevant department.


  • Licensing Public Registers

    Public Registers may be viewed by prior appointment.


    Licensing Team

    Civic Offices

    Holton Road


    Vale of Glamorgan

    CF63 4RU


    • 0300 123 6696


    -Animal Boarding Establishment

    -Approved Venues for Civil Marriage and Civil Partnership

    -Club Premises Certificates – LA03

    -Home Boarding Establishment

    -House to House Collection  


    -Performing Animals

    -Pet Shop


    -Pleasure Boats

    -Premises Licences – LA03

    -Riding Establishment  

    -Sex Establishment

    -Street Collection

    -Street Trading

    -Tattooists, piercing, and electrolysis

    -Temporary Event Notices – LA03


  •  Accessible Vehicles


Should you have a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, Data Protection Act 1998 or the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 please visit the Vale of Glamorgan Council FoI Unit for further information.


Licensing Services

Civic Offices

Holton Road


CF63 4RU


  • 0300 123 6696



Licensing Counter Opening Hours

 The Licensing Counter operates by appointment only, Monday to Friday. 

 To request an appointment please email