Licensing fees and charges

Licensing fees and charges from 1 April 2023

General

Licence type Fee
Pre - application advice £35.00 for the first hour and £45.00 per additional hour(s)
Pre- application site visit £90.00 for the first hour and £45.00 per additional hour(s)
Change of Name/Address on a licence (except Licensing Act 2003 or permits issued under Gambling Act 2005)
£20.00

Copy of a licence (except Licensing Act 2003 or permits issued under Gambling Act 2005)

£20.00
Creating an application advertisement
£12.50
Displaying an application advertisement
£75.00 for first three signs and £10.00 per additional sign 


Street trading 

Static or mobile traders 

DurationFee
1 to 2 days£130
Up to 2 weeks£235
1 month£300
6 months£640
12 months£810


Markets

DurationFee
1 to 2 days (First three stalls)£190
1 to 2 days cost per extra stall£20.00
3 days to 1 month (First three stalls)£450
3 days to 1 month cost per extra stall£62.50
1 to 6 months (First three stalls)£785
1 to 6 months cost per extra stall£115
6 to 12 months (First three stalls)£1,040
6 to 12 months cost per extra stall£200
Land hire £60.00 per square metre


Street furniture and square bookings

Licence typeFee
Application for grant/renewal
£225
Pavement licensing
£100
Land hire
£60.00 per square metre
Town square hire£60.00 per pitch

Boatman and pleasure boat licences

Licence type Fee
Grant/renewal of boatman licence
£110
Pleasure boat grant
£170
Pleasure boat non-motorised

£200 (up to 10 vessels) 

£250 (11 to 20 vessels) 

£300 (21 and more vessels)


Sex establishment 

Licence typeFee
Grant £3,500
Renewal£1,800


Treatments (skin piercing, tattooing, acupuncture and electrolysis)

Licence type Fee
Premises£275
Person carrying out treatment£175

Hackney Carriage (Taxis) and Private Hire

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Driver Licence

Licence typeFee
Grant Driver Licence (three years)
£210
Renew Driver Licence (three years)
£180


Hackney Carriage or Private Hire Vehicle

Licence typeFee
Grant£270
Renewal£270
Transfer of interest £60.00
Replacement vehicle£150 (plus the cost of door stickers if private hire)


Non-Motorised Vehicle (for example, Pedicab/Horse and Carriage)

Licence typeFee
Grant/renewal of vehicle licence £250


Private Hire Operator

Licence typeFee
Grant/renewal of operator licence (five years)
£240


General

Licence type

Fee
Replacement plate
£30.00
Replacement door stickers
£30.00
Replacement driver badge
£25.00
Taximeter test
£35.00
Knowledge test
£40.00

Scrap metal

Licence typeFee
Scrap metal premises - new 
£325
Scrap metal premises - renewal
£325
Scrap metal collector - new 
£195
Scrap metal collector - renewal £195
Scrap metal - vary £65.00

Zoos

In addition to the Zoo licence fees, the licence holder will be required to pay all DEFRA appointments and appointed vet inspector fees.

Licence typeFee
Zoo grant (large Zoo)£1350
Zoo grant (small Zoo)£975
Zoo renewal (large Zoo)£1800
Zoo renewal (small Zoo)£1350
Directions issued under section 16Cost per hour 

Animal activities

The vet or officer fees for the inspection undertaken at each premises will be added to the fee.

Licence typeOne year feeTwo year feeThree year fee
Animal boarding - new
£675
£740
£850
Animal boarding - renewal£500£570£675
Home boarding - new£525£600£700
Home boarding - renewal£400£475£575
Home boarding - franchise per carer£100£100£100
Dog Breeding - new 
£675
£740
£850
Dog breeding - renewal£500
£570£675
Pet Shop (licence to sell animals) - new
£660£730£840
Pet Shop (licence to sell animals) - renewal
£500£570£675

The above pet shop fees are inclusive of fish. Additional fees are required dependant on what types of species the operator is intending to sell, please see below:


Licence typeOne year feeTwo year feeThree year fee
Pet shop (licence to sell animals) small rodents

£105

Pet shop (licence to sell animals) birds

£105

Pet shop (licence to sell animals) reptiles and amphibians

£160

Hiring out horses (riding establishments) - new
£670
£740
£850
Hiring out horses (riding establishments) - renewal£500£575£675
Exhibition/encounters or training of performing animals
Not availableNot available
£550


Dangerous wild animals

Commercial feeDomestic fee
£365£315


Other animal activity related charges

Type of chargeFee
Variation to a licence£50.00 (plus inspection costs if required)
Reassessment of an inspection£175

Residential mobile homes sites 

New licence application

UnitsFee
Up to 25 units£750
26 to 50 units£800
51 to 100 units£950
101 and more units £1000


Annual Fee

UnitsFee
Up to 40 units£75.00
40 and more units£110


General

Compliance Notices and other enforcement costs will be recovered on a case by case basis.

Type of chargeFee
Deposit of site rules£115
Application to register as a fit and proper person£275
Transfer a licence £160
Vary a licence £215

Alcohol, regulated entertainment and late night refreshment (Licensing act 2003)

Premises licences and club premises certificates

Find a business rates valuation

Non-domestic rateable value
Band
Fees for grant or variation
Annual fee
No Rateable Value to £4,300
A£100£70.00
£4,301 to £33,000
B£190£180
£33,001 to £87,000C£315£295
£87,001 to £125,000
D£450£320
£125,001 and aboveE£635£350


Other fees

Licence typeFee
Minor Variation to a premises licence or a club premises certificate
£89.00
Variation of premises licence to specify and individual as DPS
£23.00
Disapply the requirement to have a DPS for Community Premises
£23.00
Transfer of Premises Licence
£23.00
Personal licence£37.00
Notification of Change of Name and/or Address
£10.50
Copy of premises licence or personal licence
£10.50
Temporary Event Notice
£21.00
Certifying a passport photograph for a Personal Licence application
£10.00


Additional fees for premises with capacities of 5,000 or more

Maximum permitted capacity at any one timeAdditional fee for grant or variationAdditional annual fee
5,000 to 9,999
£1,000£500
10,000 to 14,999
£2,000£1,000
15,000 to £19,999£4,000£2,000
20,000 to 29,999
£8,000£4,000
30,000 to 39,999
£16,000£8,000
40,000 to 49,999
£24,000£12,000
50,000 to 59,999
£32,000£16,000
60,000 to 69,999£40,000£20,000
70,000 to 79,999£48,000£24,000
80,000 to 89,999£56,000£28,000
90,000 and over£64,000£32,000


Gambling Premises 

Premises licence (bingo, betting, family entertainment centre, adult gaming centre)

Licence typeFee
Application for a premises licence £645
Application for a vary a premises licence£645
Application for provisional statement
£645
Application to transfer a premises licence
£35.00
Application for reinstatement of a premises licence£335
Annual fee£300
First annual fee (-25%)£225



Unlicensed family entertainment centre permit

Licence actionFee
Application for a new permit or a renewal£300
Change of name on a permit£25.00
Copy of a permit£15.00


Prize gaming permit

Licence actionFee
Application for a new permit or a renewal
£300.00
Change of name on a permit£25.00
Copy of a permit£15.00


Clubs 

Licence typeFee
Club gaming/gaming machine permit -  application/renewal
£200

Club gaming/gaming machine permit - application/renewal (fast track for clubs that hold a Club Premises Certificate under the Licensing Act 2003)

£100
Club gaming/gaming machine permit - annual fee
£50.00
Club gaming/gaming machine permit - variation
£100
Copy of a permit £15.00


Premises licenced under the licensing act 2003

Licence typeFee
Notification of less than two gaming machines under the automatic entitlement
£50.00

Licensed premises gaming machine permit – application (less than two gaming machines)

£150
Licensed premises gaming machine permit - annual fee
£50.00
Licensed premises gaming machine permit - variation
£100
Licensed premises gaming machine permit - transfer
£25.00
Licensed premises gaming machine permit - change of name 
£25.00
Copy of a permit£15.00


Other authorisations

Licence typeFee
Temporary use notice £50.00
Non-commercial small society lottery registration (new)
£40.00
Non-commercial small society lottery registration (annual fee)
£20.00