Regulation

The following pages include information on regulation, licensing, public and environmental health, food safety and planning for business in the borough.

About regulation

The Council’s role as a regulator sees it taking responsibility for a number of areas important to the running of a business and is there to provide advice and guidance, when it is sought.

Licensing

The following pages include information on licensing for businesses, residents and visitors, licensing initiatives, and policy documents.

Health and safety

The Council's Environmental Health service is responsible for the enforcement of health and safety matters in a range of non-industrial premises such as shops, offices and restaurants. 

Trading standards

Advice and guidance for businesses.

Environmental health

The Council's Environmental Health service is responsible for the enforcement of health and safety matters in a range of non-industrial premises such as shops, offices and restaurants.

Public health training

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea can help your business. We offer award-winning training on Food Safety and Health and Safety.

Planning

The Council's current and emerging planning policies, supplementary guidance, current and past consultations on policy making, and strategy for planning across the borough.

Council services

The Council provides a number of varied services to businesses, from planning, to support with film locations. In many instances the Council is the sole provider of such services in the borough and has a statutory role to play.

Food safety

The Food Safety Team works with businesses in the Royal Borough, to ensure businesses comply with legislative requirements.

Tables and chairs

Advice for business operators for placing tables and chairs on the highway.