Environmental Health Licence Application Fees

The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) England Regulations 2018 

The list below defines the separate licensable activities.  If you are carrying out more than one of these activities, you need to include the additional fee as part of your application:

  • Breeding Dogs
  • Boarding Cats
  • Dog Boarding Kennels
  • Home Boarding Dogs
  • Day Care for Dogs
  • Selling Animals as Pets
  • Hiring Out Horses
  • Exhibiting Animals

New Applications

  • Application fee - £369.00 (plus £112.00 for each additional activity)
  • Licence issue fee - £85.00 (plus £18.00 for each additional activity)

Vet’s inspection will be arranged by the council and recharged separately from these fees for Breeding Dogs, Selling Animals as Pets, Hiring Out Horses and Exhibiting Animals.

Renewals (including businesses already operating under the old licensing regime)

  • Renewal fee - £310.00 (plus £119.00 for each additional activity)

Vet’s inspection will be arranged by the council and recharged separately from these fees for Hiring Out Horses and Exhibiting Animals.

Other Fees

Rescore inspection fee - £220.00 (when requested by the operator)

Variation of licence fee - £106.00 (when requested by the operator due to changes to their business)

Dangerous Wild Animals

  • New Application - £228.00*
  • Renewal - £163*

* Vet’s inspection will be arranged by the council and invoiced separately.

Zoo Licence

  • New Application - £1064.00* (License valid for 4 years)
  • Renewal - £1077.00* (License valid for 6 years)

* Vet’s inspection will be arranged by the council and invoiced separately.

Mobile home parks licence application fees 

  • new site licence application fee - £329.00
  • site licence transfer application fee - £232.00
  • site licence alterations application fee - £316.00
  • depositing of site rules fee - £66.00

Mobile home parks annual licence fees 

Only applicable to RESIDENTIAL mobile home parks (relevant protected sites) not holiday/touring sites.

Very large parks 101+ homes

  • Site inspections every 12 months (Cat A risk rating) - £1,134.00
  • Site inspections every 18 months (Cat B risk rating) - £756.00
  • Site inspections every 24 months (Cat C risk rating) - £567.00
  • Site inspections every 36 months (Cat D risk rating) - £378.00

Large parks 51-100 homes

  • Site inspections every 12 months (Cat A risk rating) - £851.00
  • Site inspections every 18 months (Cat B risk rating) - £567.50
  • Site inspections every 24 months (Cat C risk rating) - £425.50
  • Site inspections every 36 months (Cat D risk rating) - £283.50

Medium parks 11-50 homes

  • Site inspections every 12 months (Cat A risk rating) - £414.50
  • Site inspections every 18 months (Cat B risk rating) - £276.00
  • Site inspections every 24 months (Cat C risk rating) - £207.00
  • Site inspections every 36 months (Cat D risk rating) - £138.00

Small parks 3-10 homes

  • Site inspections every 12 months (Cat A risk rating) - £155.50
  • Site inspections every 18 months (Cat B risk rating) - £103.50
  • Site inspections every 24 months (Cat C risk rating) - £77.50
  • Site inspections every 36 months (Cat D risk rating) - £51.50

Less than 3 homes - No fee

Scrap Metal Dealer (every three years) 

  • Site - new application: £571.00
  • Site - renewal: £520.00
  • Mobile collector - new application: £353.00
  • Mobile collector - renewal: £301.00 

Campsites (No renewal is currently required for these licences)

  • Campsites - No charge

Last reviewed: 07 - 11 - 2018

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