Gambling, machines and lottery permits
Family entertainment centre gaming machine permit
If you would like to run a family entertainment centre (with only Category D* machines on site), you will need to apply for a unlicenced family entertainment centre gaming permit.
You can apply to have any number of category D* machines, subject to other considerations such as fire regulations and health and safety.
If you want other categories of gaming machines on your site, you will need to apply for a premises licence.
We cannot issue permits for boats (vessels) or vehicles.
How to apply
To apply for a an unlicenced family entertainment centre gaming permit, or to convert an existing (Section 34 permit issued under the Gaming Act 1968) permit, or to vary the details of an existing unlicenced family entertainment centre gaming permit, please fill in our application form:
Please send your completed application form to:Licensing team, Lichfield District Council, Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6ZD
Please remember to include the correct fee and make cheques payable to Lichfield District Council.
|New unlicenced family entertainment centre gaming permit||£300|
|Conversion of an existing Section 34 permit issued under the Gaming Act 1968 permit||£100|
|Change of name||£25|
* Category D: Maximum stake = 10p or 30p non-monetary / Maximum prize = £5 cash or £8 non-monetary. Download our table of machine categories.