Application for site licence
Section 6 of the Act provides that an application may be made to the local authority. Certain information must be provided, including the land that is proposed to be licenced and the identity of the applicant.

If the applicant is not the proposed manager of the site, the manager must be identified. The local authority may require the application to be accompanied by a fixed fee. They are able to charge a fee to an applicant provided they have published their fees policy (Section 36 of the Act.

The application must also include a declaration by the applicant that the manager (or applicant) is a fit and proper person to manage the site.


If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact LEASE’s telephone advice line on 020 7832 2525.


This article is not meant to describe or give a full interpretation of the law; only the courts can do that. If you are in any doubt about your rights and duties then seek specific advice. The law discussed covers matters pertaining to the English legislation.


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