Licensing fees

Alcohol and entertainment (Licensing Act 2003)

The below fees apply to new/conversion premises/club licence/certificate. Fees set nationally by the government.

There are supplementary fees where the premises sell alcohol which may vary according to the application. There are also multipliers for very large premises that exclusively sell alcohol as their primary use.

No fee is chargeable for schools, community centres and village halls.

Rateable value

New/ full variation application

Annual fee

Band A

£0 to £4,300

£100

£70

Band B

£4,301 to £33,000

£190

£180

Band C

£33,001 to £87,000

£315

£295

Band D

£87,001 to £125,000

£450

£320

Band E

Over £125,001

£635

£350

 

 

Other fees

Cost

Replacement for:

  • premises licence
  • club certificate
  • personal licence
  • temporary event notice

(due to loss or theft)

£10.50

Change of name or address

  • premises licence
  • personal licence

 

£10.50

Change of registered address of club

£10.50

Change of name or alteration of club rules

£10.50

Vary premises supervisor on a licence

£23

Transfer of a premises licence

£23

Provisional statement application (where premises are being built)

£315

Interim authority notice

£23

Notification of interest (freeholder,

£21

Application to vary premises licence at community premises to include alternative licence condition

£23

Minor variation

£89

Temporary event notice

£21

Personal licence application

£37

Animal boarding

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Animal boarding fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

(paper applications)

Part B fee

(paper applications)

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£237*

£226

£463

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£167*

£226

£393

Variation

 

£111*

n/a

£111

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£41

n/a

£41

Rescore

 

£181

n/a

£181

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Boat licences

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

Boat licences

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

Boat licence (new/renewal)

1 year

£120

£52

£172

Navigator (new/renewal)

1 year

£42

£33

£75

Dangerous wild animals

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration

Dangerous wild animals

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

Grant

2 years

£161

£161

£322

Renewal

2 years

£126

£161

£287

Doggy day care

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Doggy day care fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£170*

£225

£395

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£133*

£225

£358

Variation

 

£149

n/a

£149

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£66

n/a

£66

Rescore

 

£124

n/a

£124

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Dog breeding

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Dog breeding

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£199*

£226

£425

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£133*

£226

£359

Variation

 

£186*

n/a

£186

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£111

n/a

£111

Rescore

 

£143

n/a

£143

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Exhibition of animals

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Exhibition of animals fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

3 years (dependant on rating)

£184*

£226

£410

Renewal

3 years (dependant on rating)

£126*

£226

£352

Variation

 

£184

n/a

£184

Gambling premises licences (Gambling Act 2005)

All fees are either set locally up to a statutory maximum or are set nationally by the government.

Gambling premises licences fees

Fee type

Licences

included

Cost

 

 

Standard premises licence application

 

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

  • Casinos

N/a

Provisional statement application

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

Provisional statement application

  • Casinos

N/a

Standard premises licence by holder of provisional statement application

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

Standard premises licence by holder of provisional statement application

  • Casinos

N/a

Annual fee

(payable within 30 days of licence start date)

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£570

Annual fee

(payable within 30 days of licence start date)

  • Casinos

N/a

Application to vary a licence

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)

Betting premise

£505

Application to vary a licence

  • Casinos

N/a

Application to transfer a licence

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£505

Application to transfer a licence

  • Casinos

N/a

Copy licence

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£25

Change to licence (not a variation)

  • bingo
  • adult gaming centre (AGC)
  • tracks
  • Family entertainment centre (FEC)
  • Betting premise

£25

 

A family entertainment centre which only has machines in category D (these are low-stake fruit machines, coin pushers or crane grabs) does not need a licence.

Instead they should hold an unlicensed family entertainment centre machine permit.

Other fees

Type of fee

Premises

Cost

Application fee

  • Unlicensed family entertainment centre (FEC)

£300

Renewal fee

£25

Change of name

£15.00

 

Permits for machines/gaming in clubs

Permits for machines/gaming in clubs

Type of fee

Cost

New application fee

£200

Application (holders of current Gaming Act 1968 permits)

£100

Application (holders of section 72 Licensing Act 2003 certificates)

£100

Renewal

£200

 

Permits for machines/gaming in pubs

Permits for machines/gaming in pubs

Type of fee

Cost

Application (new permit)

£200

Application (holders of current Gaming Act 1968 permits)

£100

Application to vary permit

£100

Transfer of permit

£25

Annual fee

£50

Change of name

£25

Copy of permit

£15

Notification fee for 2 or less machines

£50

 

Temporary/Occasional use of premises for gaming

Temporary or occasional use of premises for gaming

Type of fee

Cost

Temporary use notice

£500

Occasional use notice

No charge

 

Prize gaming permits

Prize gaming permits

Type of fee

Cost

Application

£300

Renewal fee

£300

Change of name

£25

Copy of permit

£15

 

Small society lotteries

Small society lotteries

Type of fee

Cost

Application for registration

£40

Annual fee

£20

Hiring out of horses

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Hiring of horses fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£232*

£221

£453

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£162*

£221

£383

Variation

 

£211*

n/a

£211

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£124

n/a

£124

Rescore

 

£181

n/a

£181

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Home boarding

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Home boarding fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£168*

£225

£393

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£118*

£226

£344

Variation

 

£150*

n/a

£150

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£91

n/a

£91

Rescore

 

£120

n/a

£120

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)

The licence fee is payable in 2 parts (please see the table of fees below for amounts):

  • Part 1 – The initial application fee payable on submission of the application
  • Part 2 – The licence issue fee is payable upon the completion of the consultation period and prior to the full HMO licence being granted.
Table of fees
Part 1 initial application fee Amount payable
5 person base fee £955
plus £50 for each additional occupant: ………. x £50 = £
Total Initial application fee payable £
Part 2 licence issue fee Amount payable
Total licence issue fee payable £235

Park home and caravan sites

Park homes and caravan sites fees

Type of licence

Band A

(2 to 5 units on site)

Band B

(6 to 24 units on site)

Band C

(25 to 99 units on site)

Band D

(more than 100 units on site)

Band E

(single unit sites and single-family sites)

Site licence (new)

£554*

£680*

£775*

£886*

£140

Transfer of site licence

£501*

£596*

£659*

£723*

£140

Amendment of site licence

£400

£400

£400

£400

£100

Annual fee

£310

£322

£345

£359

Exempt

Depositing of park rules

£210

£210

£210

£210

n/a

*If the number of land registry titles for the site exceeds one, an additional fee of £100 per additional title will be added to the new and transfer application fees stated in the table above.

Other fees

Type of licence

Cost

Fit and Proper Person Test Application

£643.50

Fit and Proper Person Annual Fee

Up to 5 conditions

£126.50

Fit and Proper Person Annual Fee

6 to 9 conditions

£253

Fit and Proper Person Annual Fee

10 and over conditions

£316.25


We charge an annual fee once we add you to the Fit and Proper person register which is based on the number of conditions we apply to your submission.

Read our mobile homes licensing fees policy [docx] 2MB . Please note our current fees are listed above.

Pavement licensing

 

Type of licence

Duration

Fee

Pavement licence (new)

Until 30 September 2022

£100

Pavement licence (renewal)

Until 30 September 2022

£100

Provision of boarding (franchises and those arranging boarding using host families)

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Provision of boarding fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£289*

£226

£515

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£289*

£226

£515

Variation

 

£111*

n/a

£111

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£41

n/a

£41

Rescore

 

£34

n/a

£34

Appeal

 

£72

n/a

£72

 

Sale of animals as pets

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Sales of animals as pets fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£220*

£226

£446

Renewal

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£160*

£226

£386

Variation

 

£199

n/a

£199

As an additional activity

1-3 years (dependant on rating)

£116

n/a

£116

Rescore

 

£169

n/a

£169

Appeal

 

£83

n/a

£83

Scrap metal dealers

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

Scrap metal dealers fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

Site licence (new)

3 years

£219

£155

£374

Site licence (renewal)

3 years

£219

£155

£374

Collectors licence (new)

3 years

£62

£138

£200

Collectors licence (renewal)

3 years

£62

£138

£200

Sex establishment

Contact us for pricing.

Skin piercers

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

Skin piercers fees

Type of licence

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

Operative

£25

£27

£52

Premises (including one operative)

£124

£15

£139

Small society lotteries

The Gambling Commission licences Large society lotteries (where proceeds are more than £20,000 per lottery or more than £250,000 in a calendar year).

Lotteries fees

Type of licence

Duration

Fee

Registration

 

£40

Renewal

1 year

£20

Street trading

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

Street traders fees

Type of licence

Licence duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

Individual stall (new)

1 year

£148

£245

£393

Individual stall (renewal)

1 year

£41

£245

£286

One-off markets and events

Up to 1 week

£67

£120

£187

Annual market (new)

1 year

£414

£647

£1,061

Annual market (renewal)

1 year

£76

£650

£726

Taxi fees (hackney carriages, private hire and taxi operator)

Licence Fees

Taxi fees

Type of licence

Duration

Fee

Vehicles (new) 

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

1 year

£130 #1

Vehicles (renewal)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

1 year

£118 #2

Taxi driver (new)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

1 years

£280 *

Taxi driver (renewal)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

1 year

£165 ^

Taxi driver (renewal)

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

3 years

£385 ^

Taxi driver late renewal

For hackney, private hire and horse drawn

 

£30

Private hire operator (new)

1 year

£160 #3

Private hire operator (new)

5 year

£580

Private hire operator (renewal)

1 year

£130 #3

Private hire operator (renewal)

5 years

£550

Notes

  • #1 £15 on-line discount (deductible from Part A) for new vehicles
  • #2 £8 on-line discount (deductible from Part A) for renewal of vehicles
  • #3 £12 on-line discount (deductible from Part A) for private hire operators
  • * £15 on-line discount (deductible from Part A) for new drivers
  • ^ £12 on-line discount (deductible from Part A) for driver renewals both one year and three years

Other fees payable to us

Other fees

Fee

Fee

Replacement vehicle plate

£30

Replacement driver badge

£15

Replacement licence document

£10

Change of address

£15

Change of vehicle ownership

£15

Change of vehicle registration

£35

30-day replacement vehicle licence

£40

Knowledge study pack (hard copy)

£15

Knowledge test

(First test is free, subsequent tests are charged)

£62

Notes

  1. The fee for the first knowledge test is free. Subsequent tests are £62.00 each.
  2. The cost for a medical is payable to the applicant’s own general practitioner.
  3. Medicals are required on first application, then at 45, and then every five years until 65 years of age, and annually thereafter.
  4. DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks and subscription service will be made at the expense of the individual when they are required.
  5. Late applications for driver licences will be charged an additional fee.
  6. New drivers of hackney, private hire or horse drawn carriages will be charged the actual cost for a DBS check in addition to the application fee.
  7. Other charges will apply not payable to the authority. This includes the vehicle fitness test.

Zoo

Part A fees are payable on application, Part B fees are payable once we agree to grant the licence.

You are responsible for any vets’ inspection fee and all direct costs including administration.

Zoo fees

Type of licence

Duration

Part A fee

Part B fee

Total fee

New

5 years

£423

£575

£998

Renewal

6 years

£423

£575

£998