Environmental Health fees and charges

Tacit consent

In some cases licenses are deemed to be granted following a defined time period even if you have not heard from us (tacit consent).  Where this applies it will be made clear on the application form, web page or within the legislation.

Charges and fees for 2019 / 2020

Food safety

Charges and Fees
TypeFee £Additional information
Food health certificates for exported food 77.00  
Food hygiene course:
Level 2 food safety in catering
450.00 + £15 per candidate workbook

Courses on request

(Up to 20 candidates)

Voluntary surrender of food 62.00 per hour + disposal costs
Primary Authority Agreements 62.00 Hourly rate
Food Hygiene Rating Re-score Visits 92.00 Must be accompanied by a completed application form
Food Hygiene Advisory Visit 123.00

Maximum of 2 hours.  Subsequent work charged at £62.00 per hour

Sampling

Sampling
TypeFee £Additional information

Private water supply - initial sampling costs

205.00

 

123.00

123.00

Large domestic/ commercial (Max of £500 depending on parameters)

Small shared supply

Single dwelling

Commercial swimming pool (re-sample)

62.00

The charge is £62.00 per sample point

Provision of information

Provision of Information
TypeFee £Additional information
Freedom of information/EIR FREE Subject to maximum data collation limits
Contaminated land requests (standard) 62.00 per hour (requests are dealt with within 20 working days)
Review of Environmental and Acoustic Reports 123.00 This is a minimum charge and covers for up to two
hours work. If more than two hours work there is an additional charge of £62 per hour
Environmental Information Requests 62.00 per hour (if a charge is applicable notification
of the estimated amount will be provided within 20 working days and the information will not be provided until the fee has been paid)

Animal welfare

New or renewal application fees are not refundable.
You must pay the Licence issue fee before we will provide the licence.

Animal Welfare
Dog breeding up to and including 10 dogsFee £Additional information

A small business discount of 25% of the Application fee (new or renewal) (only) will apply based on the business meeting the criteria below throughout the whole term of the licence:

  • Breeders with up to 2 breeding bitches
   
Dog breeders up to and including 10 dogs (new application) 400.00 + vet fee
Dog breeders up to and including 10 dogs (renewal of licence) 350.00 + vet fee
Licence issue fee 200.00 + vet fee
Dog breeding (11-50 dogs)Fee £Additional information
Dog breeding 11-50 dogs new application 650.00 + vet fee
Dog breeding 11-50 dogs renewal of application 650.00 + vet fee
Dog breeding 11-50 dogs Licence issue fee 650.00 + vet fee
Dog breeding 51+ dogsFee £Additional information
Dog breeding 51+ dogs new application 1000.00 + vet fee
Dog breeding 51+ dogs renewal of application 1000.00 + vet fee
Dog breeding 51+ dogs licence issue fee 1000.00 + vet fee
Hiring of horsesFee £Additional information
Hiring of horses new application 325.00 + vet fee
Hiring of horses renewal of licences 300.00 + vet fee
Hiring of horses licence issue fee 150.00 + vet fee

A small business discount of 25% of the application fee (new or renewal) (only) will apply throughout the whole term of the licence for businesses meeting the criteria of

  • Hiring horses with up to 5 horses
   
Animal Boarding - kennels, catteries, day care and home boardingFee £Additional information
Animal boarding establishment (new application) 250.00 + vet fee
Animal boarding establishment (renewal application) 220.00 + vet fee
Animal boarding licence issue fee 150.00 + vet fee

A small business discount of 25% of the Application Fee (new or renewal)(only) will apply  throughout the whole term of the licence for business meeting the criteria of:

  1. Kennel or cattery hosting up to 10 dogs or cats (single species) or
  2. Home boarder or day care hosting up to 2 dogs
   
Selling animals as petsFee £Additional information
Selling animals as pets (new application) 250.00 + vet fee
Selling animals as pets (renewal application) 220.00 + vet fee
Selling animals as pets licence issue fee 150.00 + vet fee

A small business discount of 25% of the application fee (new or renewal) (only) will apply throughout the whole term of the licence for business meeting the criteria of:

  • Sale of fish only in a small independent shop or domestic premises
   
Animal ExhibitsFee £Additional information
Animal exhibits (new application) 250.00 + vet fee
Animal exhibits (renewal of licence) 220.00 + vet fee
Animal exhibits licence issue fee 150.00  + vet fee

A small business discount of 25% of the application fee (new or renewal) (only) will apply throughout the whole term of the licence if the business meet the criteria of:

  • Exhibition of animals with up to 5 animals
   

A discount of 50% of the lowest inspection fee for multiple applications at the same site where the licence periods are aligned.

   
Additional fees re: Dog breeding, hiring of horses, selling animals as pets, animal boarding (kennels, catteries, day care, home boarding), animal exhibits onlyFee £Additional information
Pre-application inspection - recommended for new premises 100.00 + vet fee if required
Variation or transfer of licence 50.00  
Re-evaluation of rating fee (including inspection) 200.00  
Joint licence fee (all licence categories)15.80 Additional information
Zoo Licence - generalFee £Additional information
Minimum fee 350.60 + vet fee
Hourly rate 43.10  
Dangerous wild animalsFee £Additional information
Dangerous wild animals - new application 127.40 + vet fee
Dangerous wild animals - renewal of application 112.10 + vet fee

Registration for practices on the body

(Acupuncture/ tattooing/ semi-permanent skin colouring/ body piercing/ ear piercing/ electrolysis)

Registration for Practices on the Body fees
TypeFee £Additional information
Registering a premises 133.00 Premises and initial applicant
Additional person at a registered premises 57.00 Additional applicant once premises licence granted
Administrative changes to existing registration 26.00  

Scrap metal dealers and motor salvage operators

Scrap Metal dealers and Motor Salvage Operators
TypeFee £Additional information
Collectors licence 194.00

Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

Additional collectors licence  15.00  Per licence
Replacement collectors licence   15.00  Per licence
Site licence 225.00   
Replacement site licence  15.00  Per licence