Business Licence Fees

Below is the list of Business Licences and their prices, approved by West Lindsey District Council, with effect from April 2024:

Business Licence Fees
Business Licence name Type Price
Driver Knowledge Test (first attempt)   £42.00
Driver Knowledge Test (re-sit)   £40.00
Dual HC/PH drivers licence 3 years £211.00 + DBS
DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) - previously CRB   £48.00
Private Hire Operators Licence 5 years £246.00
Private Hire Vehicle 1 year £282.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle 1 year £282.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate only   £35.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate and bracket/clips   £46.00
Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle Licence   £34.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats or Dogs New £300.00 + £129.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats or Dogs Renewal £292.00 + £126.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats and Dogs (dual) New £353.00 + £129.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats and Dogs (dual) Renewal £342.00 + £126.00
Home Boarding Establishment New £199.00 + £129.00
Home Boarding Establishment Renewal £192.00 + £126.00
Dog Day Care Establishment New £199.00 + £133.00
Dog Day Care Establishment Renewal £192.00 + £126.00
Dog Breeding Establishment New £300.00 + £133.00 + vet fees
Dog Breeding Establishment Renewal £292.00 + £133.00
Sale of Animals Licence New £240.00 + £129.00
Sale of Animals Licence Renewal £232.00 + £126.00
Exhibition of Animals Licence New or Renewal £199.00
Dangerous Wild Animals - New or Renewal 2 years £198.00 + vet fees
Hiring of Horses Licence New or Renewal £300.00 + £133.00 + vet fees
Zoo Licence – first application 4 years £862.00 + vet fees
Zoo Licence – renewal 6 years £2104.00 + vet fees
Variation to Animal Licence Not including Zoos or Dangerous Wild Animals £76.00 per hour
Appeal for an Animal Licence to be re-rated Not including Zoos or Dangerous Wild Animals £76.00 per hour
Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit   £50.00
Skin Piercing Registration Premises £210.00
Skin Piercing Registration Persons £63.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue Licence - New 1 year £2,204.00 + £164.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue Licence Renewal £392.00 + £164.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue Licence Transfer £273.00
Street Trading Consent 1 year £232.00
Scrap Metal - Collector 3 years £131.00 + £148.00
Scrap Metal - Collector change of name/address   £15.00
Scrap Metal - Site 3 years £505.00 + £646.00
Scrap Metal - Change of site manager   £49.00
Caravan site (residential) – new   £360.00
Caravan site (residential) – Fit and Proper Person Registration 5 years £273.00
Caravan site (residential) – deposit of site rules   £36.00
Caravan site (residential) – transfer or amendment to licence   £120.00
Copy of a licence   £13.00

For more information contact the Licensing Department, stating what kind of licence you are interested in using the contact information below.

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Licensing

West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall
Marshall’s Yard
Gainsborough
DN21 2NA
United Kingdom