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2023-2024 Fees from 1 April 2023

Civic Government Licensing
Short Term Lets
Caravan Sites / Mobile Homes
Animal Related Licences and Registrations
Miscellaneous
Private Landlord Registration
Petroleum Storage Certificates
Storage of Explosives and Fireworks
Dogs
Fixed Penalty Notices
Miscellaneous Food Charges
Contaminated Land
Private Water Supplies
Ship Inspection Charges

Civic Government Licensing

DescriptionDurationFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Metal Dealers Licence3£214.000%
Itinerant Metal Dealers Licence3£214.000%
Late Hours Catering Licence3£214.000%
Street Traders Licence (includes Named employees) Non Food3£214.000%
Street Traders Licence (includes Named employees) Food (includes Certificate of Compliance)3£248.000%
Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer3£214.000%
Second hand Goods Dealer3£214.000%
Market Operators <20 stalls3£214.000%
Market Operators >20 stalls3£368.000%
HMO Licence Fee Initial3£308.000%
HMO Licence Fee Renewal3£214.000%
Tattooing and Body Piercing – Ear Lobe Piercing using a sterile cartridge earring where no clinical waste is produced3£99.000%
Tattooing and Body Piercing -Acupuncture and electrolysis using single use sterile equipment3£214.000%
Tattooing and Body Piercing – Tattooing, body piercing, acupuncture and electrolysis generating clinical waster and reusing equipment requiring sterilisation – Initial 3£308.000%
Tattooing and Body Piercing – Tattooing, body piercing, acupuncture and electrolysis generating clinical waster and reusing equipment requiring sterilisation – Renewal3£214.000%
Knife Dealers Licence (Excluding Advertising Costs)3£214.000%
Variation to Civic Government Licence3£44.000%
Civic Government Licensing

Short Term Let Licence Fees

Home Letting and/or Home Sharing licence:

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
1-2 Guests3£133.000%
3-4 Guests3£153.000%
5-6 Guests3£204.000%
6+ Guests3£306.000%
Home Letting and/or Home Sharing licence

Secondary Letting Licence

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
1-2 Guests3£306.000%
3-4 Guests3£357.000%
5-6 Guests3£383.000%
6+ Guests3£408.000%
Secondary Letting Licence

Initial and Temporary Licence

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Duplicate Licence£16.000%
Enforcement Costs (per hour)£86.000%
Breach of Condition / complaint* not frivolous or vexatious complaints (per hour)£86.000%
Initial and Temporary Licence

Caravan Sites / Mobile Homes

Touring or Holiday Caravan Site Licence (No Charge)

First/New Application for Relevant permanent site licence

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
1-5 Units5£302.000%
6-10 Units5£361.000%
per 10 units over initial 105£106.000%
11+ Units5£361 + £106 per 10
units or part
thereof
0%
First/New Application for Relevant permanent site licence

Renewal of relevant permanent site licence – if renewal submitted before expiry of existing licence

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
1-5 Units5£210.000%
6-10 Units5£302.000%
per 10 units over initial 105£106.000%
11+ Units5£302 + £106 per 10
units or part
thereof
0%
Renewal of relevant permanent site licence – if renewal submitted before expiry of existing licence

Renewal of relevant permanent site licence – if renewal submitted after expiry of existing licence

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
1-5 Units5£302.000%
6-10 Units5£361.000%
per 10 units over initial 105£106.000%
11+ Units5£361 + £106 per 10
units or part
thereof
0%
Renewal of relevant permanent site licence – if renewal submitted after expiry of existing licence
DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Revision/re-issue of non-residential caravan site licence for mixed usage site Linked to planning permissionNo Charge
Cost recovery for expenses incurred in enforcement actionHourly Rate£88.000%
Revision and Cost Recovery

Animal Related Licences and Registrations

DescriptionDurationFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Animal Boarding Establishment Licence1£99.000%
Animal Dealers Licence1£99.000%
Performing Animals£99.000%
Dangerous Wild Animals (Excluding veterinary fees)1£99.000%
Riding Establishment Licence (Excluding veterinary fees)1£99.000%
Zoo Licence (excluding veterinary fees)1£615.000%
Animal Related Licences

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (Scotland) Regulations 2021

DescriptionDurationFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Selling animals as pets in the course of a business1-3£214.00
Engaging in animal rehoming activities1-3£214.000%
Operating an animal welfare establishment1-3£214.000%
Operating a non-profit animal welfare establishment1-3£107000%
Breeding dogs1-3£214.000%
Breeding cats1-3£214.000%
Breeding rabbits1-3£214.000%
Formal Enforcement for Unlicensed activity£214.00
Hourly Officer Rate for any Enforcement£27.00
Veterinary Fees
Animal Welfare

Miscellaneous Fees

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Venison Dealer3£99.000%
Miscellaneous

Private Landlord Registration (Basic Fees)

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Applicant Fee (set by SG)30%
Property Fee (per property) (set by SG)30%
Late Fee (set by SG)0%
Private Landlord Registration

Petroleum Storage Certificates

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
not Exceeding 2500 litresCost£46.000%
exceeding 2500 litres and not Exceeding 50,000 litresCost£62.000%
Exceeding 50,000 litresCost£131.000%
Petroleum Storage Certificates

Storage of Explosives and Fireworks (Fees are set by the Government )

DescriptionDurationFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Initial application (no separation distance)1£113.000%
Initial application (no separation distance)2£147.000%
Initial application (no separation distance)3£181.000%
Initial application (no separation distance)4£215.000%
Initial application (no separation distance)5£248.000%
Renewal (no separation distance)1£56.000%
Renewal (no separation distance)2£90.000%
Renewal (no separation distance)3£125.000%
Renewal (no separation distance)4£158.000%
Renewal (no separation distance)5£193.000%
Initial application (separation distances apply)1£193.000%
Initial application (separation distances apply)2£253.000%
Initial application (separation distances apply)3£317.000%
Initial application (separation distances apply)4£390.000%
Initial application (separation distances apply)5£441.000%
Renewal (separation distances apply)1£90.000%
Renewal (separation distances apply)2£153.000%
Renewal (separation distances apply)3£215.000%
Renewal (separation distances apply)4£377.000%
Renewal (separation distances apply)5£340.000%
Storage of Explosives and Fireworks

Dogs

DescriptionDuration (years)Fee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Stray Dogs – Administration Charge£28.000%
Stray Dogs – Detention Charge per dayper day£13.000%
Dogs

Fixed Penalty Notices

DescriptionFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Dog Fouling – (paid with in 28 Days)£80.000%
Dog Fouling – (paid out with 28 Days)£100.000%
Littering£80.000%
Fly Tipping£200.000%
Fixed Penalty Notices

Miscellaneous Food Charges

Standard Export Health Certificates

DescriptionFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Export Health Certificates Consignments less than 5kg£16.0020%
Export Health Certificates Consignments greater than 5kg less than 5 tonnes£26.0020%
Export Health Certificates Consignments greater than 5 tonnes£45.0020%
Duplicate Certificates (where there are no changes to the certificate)£11.0020%
Standard Export Health Certificates

Complex Export Health Certificates

DescriptionFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Complex Export Health Certificates Consignments (inc.to China) Consignments less than 5kg£29.0020%
Complex Export Health Certificates Consignments (inc.to China) greater than 5kg less than 1000kg£39.0020%
Complex Export Health Certificates Consignments (inc.to China) greater than 1000kg less than 5000kg£65.0020%
Complex Export Health Certificates Consignments (inc.to China) greater than 5000kg£88.0020%
Duplicate Certificates (where there are no changes to the certificate)£16.0020%
Export Health Certificates – surcharge for certificates required within 24 hours£16.0020%
Attestations for Exporting through Hubs£102.0020%
Voluntary Food Surrender Certificates (per hour)£52.0020%
Complex Export Health Certificates

Contaminated Land Basic Fees

DescriptionFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Standard Hourly Rate£90.0020%
Basic Land Use Search Fee£67.0020%
Detailed Land Use Search Fee (Charge is fee+ hourly rate)£67.0020%
Investigative Works Fee (Charge is fee+ hourly rate)
Contaminated Land Basic Fees

Private Water Supplies

DescriptionFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Site Visit£87.000%
Check Monitoring Regulated Supply£87.000%
Check Monitoring Type B Supply£54.000%
Audit Monitoring Regulated Supply0%
Risk Assessment£57.000%
Analysis costs (as charged by Laboratory)20%
Private Water Supplies

Ship Inspection Charges

DescriptionFee (Excluding VAT)VAT RATE
Gross Tonnage (set by APHA)
Up to 1000£125.000%
1001 Up to 3,000£170.000%
3,001-10,000£250.000%
10,001-20,000£325.000%
20,001-30,000£415.000%
Over 30,000£480.000%
Vessels with 50-1000 persons£480.000%
Vessels with the capacity to carry between 50 and 1000 persons
Vessels with the capacity to carry more than 1000 persons£820.000%
Extensions£95.000%
Extra charges may be added for exceptional costs such as launch hire.
Ship Inspection Charges