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Current licensing fees and charges

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General licensing fees

Animal licence fees

Animal activities licence

Type of licence or service

Licence fee

Additional home boarding for dogs

£79.00

Arranging home boarding for dogs - new/renewal application

£247.00

Breeding dogs - new/renewal application

£300.00

Hiring out horses - new/renewal application

£279.00

Keeping or training animals for exhibition - new/renewal application (3 year licence)

£247.00

Providing boarding for cats - new/renewal application

£247.00

Providing boarding for dogs - new/renewal application

£247.00

Providing home boarding for dogs - new/renewal application

£247.00

Providing day care for dogs - new/renewal application

£247.00

Selling animals as pets - new/renewal application

£263.00

Variation to licence

£79.00

Any vet fees are in addition to the above licence fees and are subject to VAT.

Dangerous wild animals licence

Dangerous Wild Animal Licence

Licence fee

New or renewal application (3 year licence)

£259

Any vet fees are in addition to the above licence fees and are subject to VAT.

Zoo licence

ServiceFee

New application (4 year licence)

£505.00

Renewal (6 year licence)

£754.00

Change of details

£125.00

Any vet fees are in addition to the above licence fees and are subject to VAT.

 

Tattoo, hairdressing and beauty licence fees

One-off registrations

Licence fee

Acupuncture premise registration

£138.00

Ear/body piercing premise registration

£138.00

Electrolysis premise registration

£138.00

Tattooing premise registration

£138.00

Hairdressers/barbers premise registration

£108.00

Personal registration

£43.00

 

Scrap metal dealer licence fees

Scrap metal site licence

Fee

New application (3 year licence)

£374.00

Renewal application (3 year licence)

£352.00

Variation application (change of name or address)

£24.00

Variation application (change to a site licence)

£352.00

 

Scrap metal collectors licence

Fee

New application (3 year licence)

£272.00

Renewal application (3 year licence)

£250.00

Variation application (change of name or address)

£24.00

Variation application (other)

£131.00

 

Sex establishment licence fees

Service

Fee

New application

£1,369.00

Renewal application

£821.00

Transfer application

£1,204.00

 

Pleasure boats/boatmen licence fees

Service

Fee

Pleasure boats up to six passengers

£86.00

Pleasure boats up to twelve passengers

£163.00

Boatman licence

£49.00

 

Street trading consent fees

Consent street trading on Stockton High Street

Licence fee

Annual consent

£3,855.00

Half yearly consent

£1,984.00

Quarterly consent

£1,050.00

Monthly consent

£390.00

Daily consent

£56.00

Special occasion consent

£100.00

 

Consent street trading in other areas

Licence fee

Annual consent

£2,140.00

Half yearly consent

£1,120.00

Quarterly consent

£642.00

Monthly consent

£240.00

Daily consent

£33.00

Special occasion consent

£100.00

 

Pavement licence fees

Service

Fee

New or renewal application

£100.00

 

Civil marriages and civil partnerships venues licence fees

Service

Fee

New or renewal application

£1,126.00

 

Firework and explosive storage licence fees

Licence to store explosives where no minimum separation distance or a 0 metres minimum separation distance is prescribed

DurationLicence fee
1 year£111.00
2 years£144.00
3 years£177.00
4 years£211.00

 

Renewal of licence to store explosives where no minimum separation distance or a 0 metres minimum separation distance is prescribed

DurationLicence fee
1 year£55.00  
2 years£88.00 
3 years£123.00 
4 years£155.00

 

Licence to store explosives where a minimum separation distance of greater than 0 metres is prescribed

DurationLicence fee
1 year£189.00
2 years£248.00
3 years£311.00
4 years£382.00

 

Renewal of licence to store explosives where a minimum separation distance of greater than 0 metres is prescribed

DurationLicence fee
1 year£88.00
2 years£150.00
3 years£211.00
4 years£272.00

 

Renewal of licence to store explosives where a minimum separation distance of greater than 0 metres is prescribed 

DurationLicence fee
1 year£88.00 
2 years£150.00 
3 years£211.00 
4 years£272.00
5 years£333.00 

 

ServiceFee

Transfer fee 

£37.00 

Variation fee 

£37.00 

Replacement licence 

£37.00 

Annual licence to supply fireworks 

£500.00 

 

Gambling licensing fees

Gambling premise licence fees

Existing casino

Annual fee£1,650.00
Variation application£1,300.00
Transfer application£1,300.00
Application for licence reinstatement£1,300.00

 

New small casino

New application£8,000.00
Annual fee£3,000.00
Variation application£4,000.00
Transfer application£1,300.00
Application for licence reinstatement£1,800.00
Application for provisional statement£8,000.00

 

New large casino

New application£10,000.00
Annual fee£10,000.00
Variation application£5,000.00
Transfer application£2,150.00
Application for licence reinstatement£2,150.00
Application for provisional statement£10,000.00

 

Bingo club

New application£1,300.00
Annual fee£630.00
Variation application£1,300.00
Transfer application£1,200.00
Application for licence reinstatement£1,200.00
Application for provisional statement£1,300.00
Application for provisional statement held£390.00

 

Betting premises (excluding tracks)

New application£1,300.00
Annual fee£570.00
Variation application£1,300.00
Transfer application£1,200.00
Application for licence reinstatement£1,200.00
Application for provisional statement£1,300.00
Application for provisional statement held£390.00

 

Tracks

New application£1,300.00
Annual fee£630.00
Variation application£1,250.00
Transfer application£950.00
Application for licence reinstatement£950.00
Application for provisional statement£1,300.00
Application for provisional statement held£390.00

 

Family entertainment centres

New application£1,300.00
Annual fee£630.00
Variation application£1,250.00
Transfer application£950.00
Application for licence reinstatement£950.00
Application for provisional statement£1,300.00
Application for provisional statement held£390.00

 

Adult gaming centre

New application£1,300.00
Annual fee£630.00
Variation application£1,000.00
Transfer application£1,200.00
Application for licence reinstatement£1,200.00
Application for provisional statement£1,300.00
Application for provisional statement held£390.00

 

ServiceFee
Copy of licence£25.00
Change of details£50.00

 

Gambling permit fees

Permit fees are set by the government and we have no choice in the levels of fees charged.

Family entertainment centre machine permits

Licence fee

New application

£300.00

Renewal application

£300.00

Change of name

£25.00

Copy permit

£15.00

 

Prize gaming machine permits

Licence fee

New application

£300.00

Renewal application

£300.00

Change of name

£25.00

Copy permit

£15.00

 

Licensed premises gaming machine permits

Licence fee

New application (other)

£150.00

Variation

£100.00

Transfer

£25.00

First annual fee (due 30 days after the permit issue)

£50.00

Annual fee

£50.00

Change of name

£25.00

Copy permit

£15.00

Notice of intention to make 2 or less gaming machines available

£50.00

 

Club gaming / club machine permits

Licence fee

New application

(holder of club premises certificate under section 72 licensing act 2003)

£100.00

New application (all other applicants)

£200.00

Renewal application

(holder of club premises certificate under section 72 licensing act 2003)

£100.00

Renewal application (all other applicants)

£200.00

First annual fee (due 30 days after the permit issue)

£50.00

Annual fee

£50.00

Variation

£100.00

Copy permit

£15.00

 

Lottery registration fees

Small society lottery registration

Licence fee

New application

£40.00

Annual fee

£20.00

 

Temporary use notices fees

Temporary use notices

Licence fee

Temporary use notice

£500.00

Copy/replacement notice£25.00

 

Licensing Act 2003 fees 

Premises and club premises fees

The Licensing Act 2003 (Fees) Regulations 2005 specify the fees and charges that are applicable in relation to the application and grant of licences under the Licensing Act 2003.

The fees for premises and club premises certificates are based on the rateable value of the premise as detailed in the table below.

Band A: No rateable value to £4,300

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£100.00£70.00

 

Band B: £4,301.00 - £33,000.00

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£190.00£180.00

 

Band C: £33,001.00 - £87,000.00

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£315.00£295.00

 

Band C: £33,001.00 - £87,000.00

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£315.00£295.00

 

Band D: £87,001.00 - £125,000.00

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£450.00£320.00

 

Band D: £87,001.00 - £125,000.00 (if used exclusively or primarily for the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises)

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£900.00£640.00

 

Band E: £125,001.00 and above

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£635.00£350.00

 

Band E: £125,001.00 and above (if used exclusively or primarily for the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises)

Grant/variation feeAnnual fee
£1905.00£1050.00

 

Fees for exceptionally large events

Number in attendance at any one time

Additional fee

Annual fee

5,000 - 9,999

£1,000.00

£500.00

10,000 - 14,999

£2,000.00

£1,000.00

15,000 - 19,999

£4,000.00

£2,000.00

20,000 - 29,999

£8,000.00

£4,000.00

30,000 - 39,999

£16,000.00

£8,000.00

40,000 - 49,999

£24,000.00

£12,000.00

50,000 - 59,999

£32,000.00

£16,000.00

60,000 - 69,999

£40,000.00

£20,000.00

70,000 - 79,999

£48,000.00

£24,000.00

80,000 - 89,999

£56,000.00

£28,000.00

90,000 and above

£64,000.00

£32,000.00

 

Personal licences, temporary events and other fees

Service

Fee

Personal licence application

£37.00

Temporary event notice

£21.00

Application for a provisional statement (where premises are being built)

£315.00

Notification of change of name or address

£10.50

Application to vary licence to specify an individual as premises supervisor

£23.00

Application for transfer of premises licence

£23.00

Interim authority notice 

£23.00

Notification of change of name/alteration of rules of club

£10.50

Change of relevant registered address of club

£10.50

Theft or loss of temporary event notice, personal licence, premise licence or summary

£10.50

Notification of an interest in any premises

£21.00

Application for a minor variation

£89.00

Copy of licence

£10.50

 

Private hire and taxi licensing fees

Driver licence fees

Application for a private hire or hackney carriage (taxi) driver licence

The fee you will need to pay depends on what evidence you can already provide.

ServiceFee

Private hire/hackney carriage driver non-refundable deposit

(including administration, knowledge test and DBS fees)

You will pay this fee if you do not have either a knowledge test certificate and you are not already subscribed to the DBS update service.

£116.00

Private hire/hackney carriage driver non-refundable deposit

(including administration and DBS fees, excluding knowledge test fee)

You will pay this fee if you can provide a knowledge test pass certificate from the last six months.

£96.00

Private hire/hackney carriage driver non-refundable deposit

(including administration and knowledge test fees, excluding DBS fee)

You will pay this fee if you are already subscribed to the DBS update service and you provide the original DBS certificate you used to subscribe.

£72.00

Private hire/hackney carriage driver non-refundable deposit

(administration fee only)

You will pay this fee if you have both a Knowledge test certificate from the last six months and you are already subscribed to the DBS update service and can provide the original DBS certificate.

£45.00

 

Grant renewal of a private hire/hackney carriage driver licence (including driver badges and driver record card) 

Type of licence

1 year licence price

3 year licence price

Private hire driver licence

£93.00

£223.00

Hackney carriage driver licence

£93.00

£223.00

Combined driver licence

£109.00

£270.00

 

Other fees 

ServiceFee

DBS (disclosure and barring service) fee

£42.80

DVLA enquiries

£5.00

Hackney carriage driver to combined driver licence

£47.00

Hackney carriage/private hire driver knowledge test

£21.00

Private hire to hackney carriage/combined driver licence

 (including knowledge test)

£67.00

Replacement driver badge(s)

£10.00

Replacement driver licence record card

£4.00

Replacement driver badge(s) and driver licence record card

£14.00

Replacement lanyard

£1.00

 

Vehicle licence fees

Grant of a taxi or private hire vehicle licence

Including plates, internal comment card, window stickers and door decals.

Type of vehicleFee
Hackney carriage wheelchair accessible vehicle£128.00
Hackney carriage saloon vehicle£295.00
Private hire vehicle£295.00
LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) wheelchair accessible vehicle conversion certificate required£108.00
LPG (other vehicle) conversion certificate required£248.00

 

Renewal of a taxi or private hire vehicle licence

Including plate and internal comment card.

Type of vehicleFee
Hackney carriage wheelchair accessible vehicle£95.00
Hackney carriage saloon vehicle£261.00
Private hire vehicle£261.00
LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) wheelchair accessible vehicle conversion certificate required£80.00
LPG (other vehicle) conversion certificate required£220.00
Transfer of hackney carriage/private hire ownership£81.00
Vehicle exemption certificate£81.00
Change of vehicle registration mark (cherished plate)£95.00

 

Vehicle test fees

Type of testFee
Vehicle test/failure to attend (if less than 48 hours notice given)£50.00
Vehicle test (including MOT certificate)£60.00
Retest£25.00
Retest (including emissions)£25.00
Retest (emissions only)/meter calibration£25.00

 

Other fees

ServiceFee
Administration fee£45.00
Byelaw book£3.00
Copy of documents£2.50
Dash display wallet£1.00
Data protection subject request£10.00
Door decal (single)£7.50
Door decal (set)£15.00
Docu-dash clip£2.50
First replacement plate£10.00
Further replacement plate£45.00
Internal comment card£4.00
Replacement bracket£10.00
Replacement locking pins£0.50
Tariff card£1.50
Window stickers£0.60

 

Private hire operator fees

Prices for grant of a private hire operator's licence

Number of vehicles

Fee for 1 year licence

Fee for 5 year licence

1

£160.00

£512.00

2

£163.50

£523.20

3 - 27

£167.00 - £251.00

£534.40 - £803.20

28 - 52

£254.50 - £338.50

£814.40 - £1,083.20

53 - 72

£342.00 - £408.50

£1,094.40 - £1,307.20

73 - 87

£412.00 - £461.00

£1,318.40 - £1,475.20

88 - 101

£464.50 - £510.00

£1,486.40 - £1,632.00

102 - 116

£513.50 - £562.50

£1,643.20 - £1,800.00

117 - 131

£566.00 - £615.00

£1,811.20 - £1,968.00

132 - 147

£618.50 - £671.00

£1,979.20 - £2,147.20

148 - 163

£674.50 - £727.00

£2,158.40 - £2,326.40

164 - 176

£730.50 - £772.50

£2,337.60 - £2,472.00

 Fee per additional vehicle

£3.50

£11.20

 

Prices for renewal of a private hire operator's licence

Number of vehicles

Fee for 1 year licence

Fee for 5 year licence

1

£110.00

£352.00

2

£113.50

£363.20

3 - 27

£117.00 - £201.00

£374.40 - £643.20

28 - 52

£204.50 - £288.50

£654.40 - £923.20

53 - 72

£292.00 - £358.50

£934.40 - £1,147.20

73 - 87

£362.00 - £411.00

£1,158.40 - £1,315.20

88 - 101

£414.50 - £460.00

£1,326.40 - £1,472.00

102 - 116

£463.50 - £512.50

£1,483.20 - £1,640.00

117 - 131

£516.00 - £565.00

£1,651.20 - £1,808.00

132 - 147

£568.50 - £621.00

£1,819.20 - £1,987.20

148 - 163

£624.50 - £677.00

£1,998.40 - £2,166.40

164 - 176

£680.50 - £722.50

£2,177.60 - £2,312.00

Fee per additional vehicle

£3.50

£11.20