Pollution prevention permits

These are set nationally by the government for more information see their environmental fees pages.

Environmental information

An hourly cost where we are supplying environmental information.

Cost per hour


Food export certificate

You’ll need this certificate to move certain food products to different countries.

Type of fee Fee

Food export certificate
(more than one working days’ notice)


Food export certificate plus late fee
(less than one working days’ notice)


Subsequent certificates
(issued for same batch of same day and premises – each  


Ship sanitation certificates

Gross tonnage Minimum fee
Up to 1,000 £125
1,001 to 3,000 £170
3,001 to 10,000 £250
10,001 to 20,000 £325
20,001 to 30,000 £415
Over 30,000 £480
Vessels with 50 to 1000 persons £480
Vessels with over 1000 persons £820
Extensions £95

We may add extra charges which are based on expenses we incur such as:

  • launch time
  • out-of-hours duty
  • travel
  • extended or re-inspections of ships due to Control Measures

Private water supply sampling


Risk assessment (per assessment)







Sampling costs (per visit)








Investigation of complaint or breach(for each investigation)







Analysis of samples


Taken under Regulation 10
For parameters under paragraph 1(a) to (e) only
Recovery of full analysis costs


Group A or Group B parameters or under regulation 11
Recovery of full analysis costs



Investigation of complaint or breach(for each investigation)




Granting an authorisation (for each authorisation)




Swimming Pools / Recreational Water Sampling

Per sample including analysis



1 sample


2 samples


3 samples



Food hygiene

Service Cost
Requested food hygiene advice / advisory inspection £248
Requested food hygiene advice / inspection new businesses and FHRS 5 rated £199
Requested food hygiene pre-inspection/audit advice £248
Requested food advisory sampling inspection (set fee plus sample costs incurred) £205
Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) re-rating inspection £220
Requested FHRS re-rating inspection urgency fee £52
Requested FHRS upload urgency fee (less than 14 days) £52
Requested initial food inspection urgency fee £52
Safer Food Better Business pack (per pack, per copy) £29.75
Replacement FHRS Sticker (per sticker) £12.50
Voluntary surrender certificate £53
Letter of confirmation of Food Registration £36

Health and safety

Service Cost
Requested health and safety advice / advisory inspection £248
Statement of facts (up to 4 hours, and then £68.75 per hour thereafter £270


Environmental health other

Service Cost
Requested extension of time (enforcement notices)
Post appeal rights, per request per notice
Requested noise monitoring advice (per request) up to 2 hours then £68.75 per hour thereafter) £297

Environmental Health MIS Demonstration (up to 2 hours)
(Additional rate per hour £150)                                     


Environmental Health MIS Advice – remote (up to 2 hours)

(Additional rate per hour £68.75)

Pre-Application Section 61 Control of Pollution Act Advice – (up to 2 hours)

Additional rate per hour £68.75)