We are still encouraging licence-holders and residents to contact us by calling 01229 876373 or emailing rather than visiting the Town Hall.

Please  ensure you allow additional time when submitting renewal applications, to allow any checks to be carried out, and licences processed.

When submitting licensing applications, please scan or link application forms, and all supporting documents and send to the above email address.

You will then be contacted and advised on making payment.


Westmorland and Furness Council is responsible for several areas of licensing designed to protect public safety and promote public confidence in activities that may otherwise be open to exploitation.

In order to prevent and detect fraud, we may share information about you with other organisations including the Police, conduct searches about you using publicly available databases, check and/or share your details with fraud prevention and detection agencies.

Public Registers

You can view the Licensing Public Registers held by Westmorland and Furness Council here for the Barrow area.

You can view the Pavement Licence applications submitted to Westmorland and Furness Council here for the Barrow area.

Mobile Homes - Register of Fit and Proper Persons


Taxi and Private Hire Information and Application Forms
Personal Licences, Premise Licences, Temporary Event Notices and application forms
Lotteries, Gaming Machines information and application forms
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Street Trading information and application forms
Licensing Fees and Charges

Licensing Direct Services

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Boat and Boatmen Licences; 

Caravan Site Licences;
Skin Piercing and Tattooing; Scrap Metal Sites and Collectors; Pub and House Collections; Information and Application forms.

Pavement Licences

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Pavement Licence Information and application form.

Animal Licensing

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 Animal Licensing Information and Application Forms