Eastbourne Borough Council issues sex establishment licences.
You can download the council's Sex Establishment and Encounter Policy, and apply online for a sex establishment licence using the link from this page, or download the application form in PDF format below.
Which Premises Need a Licence?
Any premises used for a business which consists to a significant degree of selling, hiring, exchanging, lending, displaying or demonstrating sex articles or other articles which can be used in connection with acts of force or restraint which are associated with sexual activity must hold a sex establishment licence.
Applying for a Licence
Anyone wishing to apply for such a licence will need to give serious consideration to:
Proximity to residential areas, places of worship and schools
Proximity to areas with the highest levels of recorded crime
Cumulative effect of existing related licensed activities in the vicinity
To discuss the suitability of a location please contact the Licensing Team on 01323 415936.