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Licensing Applications and Information

Clackmannanshire Licensing Board administers all alcohol and gambling licensing and Clackmannanshire Council is responsible for all licensing under the Civic Government (Scotland ) Act which includes taxi/private hire operators and drivers and booking offices, second hand dealers, knife dealers, metal dealers (from premises or travelling), street traders, market operators, public entertainment, indoor sports entertainment, late hours catering ,window cleaners, skin piercing and tattooing and houses in multiple occupation.

The Council also administers licensing of theatres, caravan sites, pet shops, animal boarding and riding establishments, animal dealers in young cats and dogs and zoos and registrations for exhibiting or training performing animals and is responsible for approving premises as marriage venues, authorising public charitable collections and public processions and registration of food businesses.

Please use the links in the 'Licences by category' menu to find general details including key dates and costs associated with licences that you have an interest in. You will also find information here on how to apply and pay for your licence.

The range of Licences available from Clackmannanshire Council is varied and the timescales for submitting your application can be vital. Failure to disclose relevant information will delay processing your application so please check you have completed all relevant details.

At the moment you can apply online or download application forms and guidance notes from this site. Completed forms and the appropriate fee should be returned by post to the address detailed on the form or electronically using the relevant online application process.

You can also seek further information or advice through speaking to the staff in the Licensing Section of Community and Regulatory Services by using the contact details below. If you choose to send an enquiry by email you will receive an electronic acknowledgement within 2 working days.

Please note that fees lodged with any Licence application are non-refundable.

Contact information

Services to Communities, Community & Regulatory
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 452093/ 450000
Email: