Licence fees

You will find a list of all current fees below:

Statutory fees

Rateable value band Application fee Annual charge Variation fee
A £100 £70 £100
B £190 £180 £190
C £315 £295 £315
D £450 £320 £450
E £635 £350 £635
  • In addition, a multiplier will be applied to premises within bands D and E, where they are exclusively or primarily in the business of selling alcohol.
  • Premises within band D - Fee shall be the application fee or annual charge x 2
  • Premises within band E - Fee shall be the application fee or annual charge x 3.

Where the maximum number of persons the applicant proposes to allow on the premises whilst licensable activities take place is 5000 or more then the following additional fee shall apply:

Number in attendance at any one time Additional fee
Between 5,000 and 9,999 persons £1000
Between 10,000 and 14,999 persons £2000
Between 15,000 and 19,999 persons £4000

For larger events applicants should contact the Licensing Unit for information regarding the relevant fee.

The rateable values that the fee bands are based on are as follows:

Rateable value Band
No rateable value to £4,300 A
£4,301 to £33,000 B
£33,001 to £87,000 C
£87,001 to £125,000 D
£125,001 and above E

Exemptions from fees

No fee is payable for a premises licence to authorise regulated entertainment only in educational institutions where the entertainment is for and on behalf of the educational institute.

No fee is payable for premises licences to authorise regulated entertainment only in church halls, village halls, parish halls, community halls or similar buildings.

Personal Licences, Temporary Events and Miscellaneous Fees (no exemptions applicable)

Miscellaneous Fees
Application for Provisional Statement £315.00
Personal Licence £37.00
Temporary event Notice £21.00
Copy of notice / licence / certificate or summary £10.50
Notification of change of name or address £10.50
Notification of change of details £10.50
Variation to premises supervisor £23.00
Transfer of premises licence £23.00
Interim Authority £23.00
Register freeholder interest £21.00
Licence type Fees
Animal Boarding Establishment Licence £104.00
Performing Animal Licence £104.00
Home Boarding £104.00
Pet Shop £104.00
Breeding of Dogs £104.00
Dangerous Wild Animals £104.00
Zoos £225.00
Licence type Fees
Acupuncture / tattooing etc (premises) £187.00
Acupuncture / tattooing etc (operator) £84.00
Approval of Marriage / Civil Partnerships Premises (3years) £1,250.00
Approval of Marriage / Civil Partnerships Premises (transfer) £52.00
Approval of Marriage / Civil Partnerships Premises (variation) £312.00
Sex Establishments £2,815.00
Street Collection Permit No fee
House to House Collection No fee
Pavement Cafe (Before 7pm) £242.00
Pavement Cafe (After 7pm) £363.00

Street Trading Licence

  • 1 Year
  • 1 Month
  • 1 Week

 

£4,186.00
£524.00
£209.00

Street Trading Consent

  • 1 Day
  • ½ Day

 

£105.00
£52.00

Permit Fees
Club Machine Permit

£200
£100 Fast track
£200 Renewal fee

£50 Annual Maintenance Fee

Club Gaming Permit

£200
£100 Fast track
£200 Renewal fee

£50 Annual Maintenance Fee

Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Machine Permit £300
£300 Renewal fee
Notification of two or less gaming machines - Alcohol Licensed Premises £50
Notification of three or more gaming machines - Alcohol Licensed Premises £150
Conversion Application (holders of existing Section 34 permit under Gaming Act 1968) £100
Transfer £25
Annual Maintenance Fee £50
Small Lotteries £40 Grant
£20 Renewal
Temporary Use Notice (TUN) £325

 

Premises (from 1st April 2012)
Premises type Grant Annual fee Variation Transfer Provisional statement Reinstatement fee
Bingo premises £1,098 £769 £926 £659 £1,098 £650
Adult gaming centre £769 £549 £518 £659 £659 £659
Family entertainment centre £769 £549 £518 £659 £659 £659
Betting premises £989 £659 £790 £659 £989 £659
Betting premises (track) £989 £659 £790 £659 £989 £659

 

Miscellaneous Fees
Change of name £32.00
Copy of permit £21.00
Vehicle licences Fees
New / renewal of a vehicle licence £163.00
Transfer of vehicle licence £45.00
Compliance test £60.00
Compliance retest for 3 or more items from Section 1(major items) on the Compliance test report £60.00
Compliance retest for less than 3 items from Section 1(major items) on the Compliance test report £30.00
Compliance retest for any items in Section 2 (minor items) on the Compliance test report Free
Licence plate £6.00
Licence plate platform £6.00
Door Signs To be advised

Total cost of grant/renewal of Hackney Carriage Vehicle (HCV) / Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) Licence = £229.00.

 

Driver licences Fees
Grant / renewal of hackney carriage or private hire driver's licence £102.00
3 year licence (Criminal Records Bureau check required) £235.00
Combined driver licence (hackney carriage and private hire) £146.00
3 Year Combined driver licence £353.00
Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check £44.00

 

Operator licences Fees
1 vehicle for 1 year £93.00
2 vehicles for 1 year £172.00
3 or more vehicles for 1 year £227.00
1 vehicle for 5 years £365.00
2 vehicles for 5 years £445.00
3 or more vehicles for 5 years £1144.00