Licences and Registration
Staffordshire County Council issues a range of licences, registrations and certificates. On the proceeding pages you can find information on all of these. Soon you will be able to use an electronic application system for submission and payment online to apply for the licences provided under the EU Services Directive.
Licences Provided Under the EU Services Directive
The following licences/registrations are provided by Staffordshire County Council under the EU Services Directive:
Fees for Licences Provided Under the EU Services Directive
Information on fees for these type of licences is also available.
Trading Standards can also issue the following licences:
- if you store fireworks, black powder, safety cartridges and detonators you are required to have a current registration. Depending on what type and the quantity of explosive you are storing you may need to register with the Police or the Health and Safety Executive instead of Trading Standards call us 08453 303 313 or email@example.com
for more information.
If you wish to sell Fireworks all year - you will need a licence to do so, as a normal registration only permits you to supply fireworks during limited periods. Call 08453 303 313 for further information and application details.
Petroleum Spirit - If you dispense or store petroleum in quantities greater than 275 litres you must apply for a licence with this authority. Petroleum means any product of crude petroleum which has a flashpoint below 21°C. This includes petrol, benzene, pentane and any mixture which contains these products and has a flashpoint below 21°C. This does not include white spirit, paraffin, diesel oil or fuel oils.
You can download an application form for a petroleum licence on our download page. /business/tradingstandards/petroleum/formsdownloads/ or call 01785 277827
Poisons - You must be registered with the Local Authority if you wish to sell poisons please contact 08453 303 313 for further information.
There are other types of licence which you may require which we do not regulate and here are some of the contact numbers.
Credit licence contact OFT http://www.oft.gov.uk/advice_and_resources/resource_base/credit-licence
Tel: 08457 22 44 99
Asbestos, Explosives over 2000kg and certain chemicals contact Health and Safety Executive - http://www.hse.gov.uk/index.htm,
Tel: 0845 345 0055
Food Registrations - contact your local District or Borough Council