The council is responsible for issuing safety certificates for sports grounds. This certificate ensures the safety of spectators.
Safety certificates are needed for:
A safety certificate may be either:
Safety certificates are obtained from Powys County Council.
You must comply with any terms or conditions attached to a certificate.
To be eligible for a safety certificate, you must be likely to be in a position to prevent contravention of the terms and conditions of a certificate.
Please use the links on the right of this page to apply or exchange information.
Alternatively, you can request an application pack or ask for information and advice using the contact details on the right of this page.
Completed application forms should be accompanied by:
Applicants must provide requested information and plans to Powys County Council within the time specified. If the applicant fails to provide the requested information within the specified time the application will be deemed to have been withdrawn.
A local authority will consider if the applicant is in a position to prevent any breach of the terms and conditions of a certificate.
If an application is made to transfer a certificate Powys County Council must determine if the person to whom the certificate is to be transferred, if they made an application, would qualify for the issue of a certificate. The applicant may be the current holder of the certificate or the person to whom the certificate is to be transferred.
Powys County Council must send a copy of an application for a safety certificate (or a transfer application) to the chief police officer of the area, the fire and rescue authority if they are not that authority and the building authority if they are not that authority in England and Wales. Each of these bodies must be consulted about the terms and conditions to be included in a certificate or any proposed amendment, replacement or transfer.
Any person concerned in ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions of the safety certificate may appeal to the Magistrate's court against any condition attached to, or the omission of anything from, asafety certificate, or against the refusal to amend or replace a safety certificate.
It is in the public interest that Powys County Council must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from Powys County Council within 14 calendar days of submitting your request., please contact us. You can do this using the contact details to the right of this page.
If you applied through the UK Welcomes service, you can also use this link.
Powys County Council does not charge for this service.
Please contact Powys County Council in the first instance.
Any applicant who is refused a safety certificate because they are not considered to be an eligible person can appeal to the Magistrates court.
An applicant who is refused a special safety certificate may also appeal to the Magistrates court against a refusal of his application based on grounds other than a decision that they are not an eligible person.
Any licence holder who wishes to appeal against a condition attached to, or the omission of anything from, their safety certificate, or against the refusal to amend or replace a safety certificate, may appeal to the Magistrates court. They may also appeal to the county court against an order of the Magistrate's court.
If you have a complaint in relation to a business operating under this regulation please contact your local office using the details on the right of this page.
There are contact details available in a number of locations for this Service. Please select your nearest town:
The links below take you to another website which processes these applications on behalf of Powys County Council.