Licences from other organisations

There are a number of licenses that are issued by outside organisations. Please see our table to help you with your query.
Details of Licences from other organisations
Music Licence - any commercial venue

Performing Rights Society for Music and PPL (Phonographic Performance Limited) are separate organisations who licence different sets of rights in the use of music. You may need a licence from both organisations

Performing Rights Society for Music and PPL(Phonographic Performance Limited)

0800 068 4828 (if you run a business) or 0345 300 6033 (if you run live events or venues)

Buses (PSV) and Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) Traffic Commissioners

Traffic Commissioners website or

Eastbrook, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge CB2 8BF, 0300 123 9000

Pavement licences East Herts Council Pavement Licences

Scaffolding or hoarding on highway

Hertfordshire County Council Highways Hertfordshire County Council Highways
Skip on highway
Tables and chairs on highway
A-boards etc on highway
Fisheries and rod licensing Environment Agency and others Gov.UK website for more details
Petroleum Licence / Explosives and Fireworks / Sports Ground Safety / Exhibition of Performing Animals Hertfordshire County Council -Trading Standards Hertfordshire County Council
Environmental Permits Permits for premises / Waste carriers Licence

More information can be found on our Air Quality page

Each waste carrier needs a licence. More info can be found on the Environment Agency website.

East Herts offer a trade waste service which provides customers with their own waste carriers licence. For more information, see our Trade Waste page

Boat Licences For canals Canal and River Trust

Canals & River Trust Website

Child Performance Licence Hertfordshire County Council - Education Service

Hertfordshire County Council - Education Service website

Venues for Weddings Hertfordshire County Council - Registration Service Hertfordshire County Council - Registration Service website
ANY OTHER LICENCE   Go to in the first instance