Frequently Asked Questions
Browse questions frequently asked Lichfield District Council.
Anyone wishing to deal in game must be licensed by the Local Authority under the Game Act 1831, and also obtain an excise licence under the Game Licences Act 1860 from the Post Office.
The relevant Acts define 'game' as hares, pheasants, partridges, grouse, heath and moor game, black game, woodcock, snipe, rabbits and deer.Â Game dealers licences expire in May each year, irrespective of when they were issued.
To find out more visit our Licensing Section.