Please see our gambling policy consultation page to download the policy and make comment, we welcome your views and feedback.
In accordance with the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005 South Cambridgeshire District Council has produced a Gambling Policy.
Please also refer to the Gambling Policy Guidance Notes.
Premises where machines constructed or adapted for playing a game of chance by means of inserting money or tokens require a Licence.
The licence is renewable annually.
Gaming machine permit on premises with liquor licence - £50.00
Club machine permit - Initial grant £200.00, Annual fee £50.00
Club gaming permit - Initial grant £200.00, Annual fee £50.00
Please discuss your requirements with a member of the licensing team, the regulations concerning the licensing of gaming machines is complex and each individual circumstance will have to be considered.
Please note there is a new Act pending for game machine licences.
Before holding a lottery where members of the public can purchase a chance, a society should first be registered under the Gambling Act 2005 with the Local Authority in which the office or Head office of the Society is situated.
The licence is valid for one year and an annual renewal fee is charged.
There is a fee for a small lottery licence.
i) Grant - £40.00
ii) Renewal - £20.00
A return is required for every lottery which is held under these regulations. Please consult the Lottery guidance for more information. The Lottery return form must be submitted within three months of the event.
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