Apply for a street café and stall licence

How to apply

We are currently unable to process any applications due a change in legislation.  We are reviewing this and will reopen the form as soon as possible

All new and renewed street café and stall licenses 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 cafe licence in Lincoln, email [email protected]

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

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

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