Apply for a street café and stall licence

How to apply

All new and renewed street café and stall licences are temporarily free of charge.

Before you apply, you must have:

  • a plan or drawing showing the proposed layout
  • proof of permission from adjoining properties, if you propose to extend beyond your frontage
  • proof of Public Liability Insurance for a minimum of £5 million

We recommend that you read the Code of Practice.

To apply for a new café licence in Lincoln, use the City of Lincoln Council's application form.

To apply for a new non-food or drink-related stall in Lincoln, use our application form.

Apply for a street cafe and stall licence

After you apply, you must display a site notice on your premises.

Renewals and other queries

To renew an existing licence issued by us, email [email protected]

To renew an existing licence in Lincoln, email [email protected].