Gambling, Charities and Collections

Premises Licences

Premises licences are granted by licensing authorities and authorise the provision of facilities on:

  • Casino premises
  • Bingo premises
  • Betting premises, including tracks
  • Adult gaming centres and
  • Family entertainment centres

Application Forms

Application Forms must be submitted to the licensing authority and to responsible authorities. The fees for premises licences are set by the DCMS and are reviewed by them on a regular basis. Please see our Guidance for premises licence applications.


The fees for premises licences have been set locally and are subject to annual review. Please click the relevant item above for guidance and application form.


In addition to premises licences the local authority is also responsible for issuing permits for:

  • Unlicensed family entertainment centres
  • Club gaming and Club gaming machines
  • Licensed premises gaming machines e.g. Pubs
  • Prize gaming

Application form can be obtained from the application form link.


Burnley Borough Council also registers Small Society Lotteries