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On 3 February 2011 Preston City Council adopted new powers under Schedule 3 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 as amended by Section 27 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009 which introduced a new category of sex establishment called a 'sexual entertainment venue' A sexual entertainment venue is defined as any premises at which any live performance or live display of nudity is provided, which is of such a nature that it must be reasonably assumed to be provided solely or principally for the purpose of sexually stimulating any member of the audience.
This definition includes:-
Sexual Entertainment Venue Licence will not generally be deemed to be appropriate if the premises is near or in locations or areas containing any of the following:
There is an exemption for premises which provide such entertainment less frequently than once a month.
Application forms and standard conditions of licence can be viewed or downloaded from the link on this page.
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