Reduced Services

Accessing Council Services:  

You can now access services, get advice and support, and transact with us in the following ways:

  • By accessing our wide range of 24/7 online services
  • By emailing directly to the relevant service
  • By phoning First Contact on 01268 882200 (8.45am to 5.15pm Mon to Thurs, and to 4.45pm on Fri). 
  • By pre-booked appointment at the Kiln Road office (9.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri) - these can be arranged by phoning First Contact on 01268 882200.

Application Forms and Current Animal Licensing Fees

Welcome to Application forms and Current Animal Licensing fees section. You can find any information about this section below.

For a list of services that relate to the Application forms & Current Animal Licensing fees look at the right-hand navigation.

Fees & Charges 2021/22

Licence Type Fee
Animal Boarding £345.00
Animal Home Boarding £259.00
Doggy Day Care £287.00
Dog Breeding £345.00
Pet Shop £345.00
Small Pet Shop** £173.00
Hiring Horses £345.00
Exhibiting Animals £287.00
Dangerous Wild Animals £287.00
Zoo £1148.00
Variation with premises visit (except small pet shops) £173.00
Variation with premises visit (small pet shops only) £115.00
Variation (paperwork amendment only) £58.00
Transfer of licence £58.00
Re-evaluation of star rating*** £173.00
Kennel Club Scheme Inspection*** £259.00

* Any additional cost incurred by the Council in licensing premises e.g. vet's fees will be passed onto the Licensee.
** Currently up to 250 fish and/or 25 small animals. Please contact Environemntal Health Services 01268 882200 or for further information.
*** Discretionary service subject to resource

Application Forms

Application for providing boarding for cats [pdf] 48KB

Application for dog home boarding [pdf] 177KB

Application for providing boarding in kennels for dogs [pdf] 48KB

Application for Dog Breeding [pdf] 139KB

DWA Licence Application [pdf] 100KB

Application for licence to sell animals as pets [pdf] 53KB

Application Form - Hiring out Horses.pdf [pdf] 194KB

Keeping or Training Animals for Exhibition Application [pdf] 140KB