Sex establishment licensing policy

Liverpool City Council has adopted schedule 3 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (as amended by section 27 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009) which allows the council to licence sex shops, sex cinemas and sexual entertainment venues in the city. In this policy, such premises will be referred to as “sex establishments”.

Our sex establishment licensing policy contains the policy of Liverpool City Council on the regulation of sex establishments. It is intended to apply to all applications received after the date on which it is approved by the council.