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Licensing

The aim of the Licensing service is to improve the standards of public safety in respect of licensed premises, persons and vehicles. This is achieved by the balanced use of enforcement and education in relation to the relevant legislation.

Please also see Licensing Frequently Asked Questions.

We are responsible for licensing the following:

Other licences are dealt with by contacting the section or department as shown :

Animal Boarding

Housing & Public Health
01978 292040

Dangerous Wild Animals

Housing & Public Health
01978 292040

Dog Breeding

Housing & Public Health
01978 292040

Door Person Registration

Security Industry Authority (SIA)
08702 430100

Riding Establishments

Housing & Public Health
01978 292040

Pet Shops

Housing & Public Health
01978 292040

Skips for use on Public Highways

Highways Maintenance
01978 296002

Tattooists/Ear Piercers/Electrolysis

Health and Safety
01978 292040

Petroleum

Trading Standards
01978 296060

Provision of Late Night Refreshment

The Licensing Department
01978 292049

Application for a Personal Licence

Amendments made to the Licensing Act 2003 by the Deregulation Act 2015 in relation to personal licences have now been passed by Parliament as follows :

  • The requirement to renew personal licences has been abolished with effect from 1 April 2015.
  • The requirement to report lost or stolen licences to the police before applying for duplicates will be abolished with effect from 26 May 2015.

Objections to Premises/Club Licence Applications

Applicants are required to advertise on the premises and in the local press. These adverts explain how to object if anyone wished to do so.

Complaints

You can complain about a licensed premise by using the Wrexham County Borough Council normal complaints procedure or by contacting:

Housing and Public Protection Department
Ruthin Road
Wrexham
LL13 7TU

Telephone: 01978 315788 or 01978 292049

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Private Hire and Hackney Licensing issues including Vehicle Testing (other than Enforcement)

Community Services Depot
Abbey Road South
Wrexham Industrial Estate
Wrexham
LL13 9PW

Telephone: 01978 729600
Fax: 01978 729601
Email: environmental@wrexham.gov.uk