A Sex Shop Licence is required for any premises used for a business which consists to a significant degree of selling, hiring, exchanging, lending, displaying or demonstrating sex articles.
Schedule 2 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 provides further information on the requirements for a licence.
If you are considering applying for a Sex Shop Licence you should contact the Licensing Authority in the first instance for an outline discussion regarding the application.
Please refer to our Fees and Charges [120kb] document for details of the current fee and accepted payment methods.
The application will not be accepted without the correct fee.
Any person can make an objection or representation against a grant or renewal application during the 28 day consultation period.
Read our guidance on making an objection or representation for more information.