Business rates

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Commercial Services Team Fees and Charges

Licensing/Registration/Service Fees and Charges 2018/19 valid until Friday 31 March 2019

Animal Boarding, Breeding of Dogs, Pet Shop Licence

  • Licence - first application  - £327 plus vet’s fees
  • Licence - renewal - £197.50

Riding Establishments Licence

  • Licence - first application - £305 plus vet’s fees
  • Licence - renewal - £233.50

Dangerous Wild Animals Licence

  • Licence - first application - £259.50 plus Vet’s fees
  • Licence - renewal - £166

Performing Animals Registration

  • Registration - once application - £114

Zoo Licence

  • Licence - first application - £393 plus vet's and officer fees over four year licence period
  • Licence  - renewal - £342 plus vet's and officer fees over six year licence period

Ear Piercing, Acupuncture, Electrolysis, Tattooing Registration

  • Registration - once application of premise and practitioner - £207.50
  • Registration - once application of additional practitioner - £62

Freezer Failure

  • Certificate - £143.50

Health and Safety at Work

  • S.28 Statement - officer cost at £40 per hour plus 15% admin charge.  Minimum charge £78

Private Water Supply

  • Risk assessment and water tests - laboratory costs plus officer cost at £40 per hour subject to statutory maximum.

Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) Re-score Visit

  • FHRS Re-score visit request fee - £160.