Window Cleaners Licence

In terms of Section 43 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, a licence shall be required for carrying on the trade of, or being employed as, a window cleaner. The scheme is administered by the Council's Licensing Team.

The Team are able to provide general guidance on the scheme but cannot assist you to complete your application form or provide legal advice on whether a licence is required. You should seek legal advice from a solicitor or advice centre if you are unsure as to whether if you require a licence.

Who requires a licence from the Council?

How do I apply for a licence?

How do I make an objection or representation about a window cleaner's application?

How will my application be decided?

What standard conditions will be applied if my licence is granted?

How long will my licence be granted for?

How do I apply to vary any of the standard conditions in relation to my licence?

What if my details change or I no longer wish to hold my licence?

List of current window cleaners

How do you complain about window cleaners?