Your business may need a licence or permissions to operate. These may be administered locally by us, on a county-wide basis by Hampshire County Council, or nationally by Government agencies.

You can use the GOV.UK Licence Finder to identify the licences you will need to operate your type of business.


View public registers of all awarded licences and permits in the New Forest.
Apply for a premises licence or permit for betting, gaming and other gambling.
Apply for a licence to site a caravan on land in the New Forest.
Apply for a licence for a camping site operating for more than 28 days.
Apply for permits to collect for charity in public places and from private properties.
Request a road closure for street parties and other public events.
If you wish to supply alcohol, regulated entertainment, or late night refreshment, you will need a licence. These are known as licensable activities.

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