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Review of Statement of Policy for Sex Establishment Venues

This public consultation is open to all who are interested.

Consultation Dates

Opens: 20th July 2019
Closes: 1st September 2019

Policy Documents

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Please submit your comments using the contact details below

Post: The Licensing Team, Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 1SS

What is a sex establishment?

These can include venues such as sex shops and sex cinemas and offer entertainment commonly described as:

  • Lap dancing
  • Pole dancing
  • Table dancing
  • Strip shows
  • Peep shows
  • Live sex shows

Please note: Sexual entertainment can still take place without a premises licence if it occurs on no more than eleven occasions in a year - with at least one month's 'other' entertainment in between.


  • New application: £3589
  • Application renewal: £2890

Apply for a sex establishment licence

Please read Mid Sussex District Council sex establishment venues statement of policy before applying.

Print out and complete the forms below. Cheques are payable to ‘Mid Sussex District Council’.

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Last updated: 28 November 2019