Safety at Sports Grounds Certificate

The council is responsible for issuing safety certificates for sports grounds to ensure the safety of spectators.  The certificates confirm that the grounds comply with the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 and the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sports Act 1987.

Do I need a certificate?

Safety Certificates are needed for:

  • stadia with a capacity for 10,000 or more spectators
  • all premier and football league stadia
  • grounds with covered stands with a capacity for 500 or more spectators

You can apply online for a sports ground safety certificate here:

Tel: 01724 297000



Food & Safety Team

Environmental Health

Church Square House

PO Box 42


North Lincolnshire  DN15 6XQ