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Licensing Fees

Check here for application and annual fees.

If you are applying for a Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate please use the link under Related Pages on the right of this page.

For licences issued under the Gambling Act please use the link under Related Pages on the right of this page.

Animal Welfare Licences
Type of LicenceCost
Standard Licence£350.70
Home dog boarding£276.70
Each additional licensable activity£124.55
Rescore visit£120.00
Vets' fees and expensesActual cost

Boatman and Pleasure Boat Licences
Type of LicenceCost
Initial (Boatman)£105.00
Renewal (Boatman)£35.00
Assistant (Boatman)£35.00
SW Category 1 Hire Boats£49.00
SW Category 5 DTp Passenger Certificate BoatsExempt (on production of current relevant DTp Certification)

Charitable Collections

(Street Collections and House-to-house) - No Charge

Cooling Tower and Evaporative Condenser Notification

No Charge

Dangerous Wild Animal Licence
Type of LicenceCost
Licence fee (initial and renewal)394.00
Vets' fees and expensesActual Cost

Eco Certificate


Film Classification Licence

Type of LicenceCost
Per film£103.00
Per festival£515.00

Food Export Certificate
Type of LicenceCost
Amendment to existing certificate (plus renewal fee)22.00

Food Premises
Food Premises Register - copy of entriesActual cost
Food Premises Register - full copy£304.00
Food Premises Register - part copy£103.00
Food Premises RegistrationNo fee
Food Safety - Issue of Unfit Food Certificate£101.00

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire
Type of LicenceCost
Hackney Carriage Vehicle: fully wheelchair accessible£20.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle: non wheelchair accessible£181.00
Private Hire Vehicle: fully wheelchair accessible£20.00
Private Hire Vehicle: non wheelchair accessible£160.00
Driving Licence (1 Year)£110.00
Driving Licence initial application fee£109.00
Knowledge Test£50.00
Driving Licence (3 Years)£281.00
Replacement Plate£20.00
Transfer of ownership of vehicle£50.00
Operator Licence (Private Hire Only) 1 Year£125.00
Operator Licence (Private Hire Only) 5 Years£472.00
Replacement Driver's Badge£15.00

Holiday Caravan and Camping Site Licences

No fee 

Homes in Multiple Occupation (HMO)
Licence or serviceCost
New applications (new properties/ change of ownership)£372.00
Renewals (every 5 years)£372.00
Housing Act Enforcement Notice Fee£41.00 per hour
Housing Suitability - Immigration Inspection Certificates£80.00
Inspection & report on Housing Conditions under the homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018£300.00
Housing Suitability - Charge for Court appearance by inspecting officer£41.00 per hour
Depositing site rules with Local Authority£79.00

Hypnotism Authorisation


Motor Salvage Operator

This has been replaced by the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013. Please see Scrap Metal below.

Personal Licence


Private Water Supplies
Private Water Supply Sampling Fee£72.00
Sample Failure investigation£100.00
Risk Assessment£212.00 per risk assessment

Residential Mobile Home/Caravan Site (including mixed residential and holiday sites)

Annual Fee (£13 per pitch with a minimum of 5 pitches)£65.00
Transfer of Licence£100.00
Standard Amendment£200.00
Site Expansion Amendment (Standard Amendment fee plus £10 per pitch)£200.00 (+£10 per pitch)
Initial Licence (5-pitch site plus £10 per pitch thereafter)£200.00
Replacement Licence (due to loss)£10.50
Deposit of Site Rules£77.00
Service of Enforcement Notices£40.00 (per hour)

Scrap Metal Dealer Licence
Type of LicenceCost
Grant of a Site Licence£185.00
Renewal of a Site Licence£134.00
Transfer from a Site to a Collector Licence£77.00
Grant of a Collector Licence£134.00
Renewal of a Collector Licence£88.00
Transfer from a Collector to a Site Licence£82.00
Change of Licence Holder's details£16.00
Change of Licensed site£82.00
Change of Site Manager£44.00

Sex Establishments
Type of LicenceCost
New Application£4,600.00
Annual Renewal Fee£450.00
Transfer or Variation£1,300.00
Plus Premises Licence/Club Premises certificateStatutory Cost

Skin Piercing Licences
Type of LicenceCost
Skin piercing - registration of person£115
Skin piercing - registration of premises£115
Skin piercing - changes to premises particulars£41.00

Small Society Lottery
Type of LicenceCost
Initial Registration (lotteries)£40.00

Temporary Event Notice


Zoo Licence
Type of LicenceCost
Grant of licence (valid for 4 years)£1107.00
Renewal of licence (valid for 6 years)£1353.00
Transfer of licence£370.00
Partially Exempt Premises100% of Above fees
InspectionActual Cost


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