Business Licence Fees

Below is a list of the 2019 Business Licences and their prices, provided by West Lindsey District Council :

Business Licence nameTypePrice
Driver Knowledge Test £33.00
Taxi Drivers Licence (to drive HC/PH Vehicles)3 years£161.00
DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) - previously CRB £56.00
Private Hire Operators Licence 5 years£210.00
Private Hire Vehicle1 Year£249.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle1 Year£249.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate only £28.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate and bracket/clips £37.00
Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle Licence £26.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats or DogsNew or Renewal£228.00 + £102.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats and DogsNew or Renewal£269.00 + £102.00
Home Boarding Establishment or Doggy Day Care EstablishmentNew / Renewal£151.00 + £102.00
Dog Breeding EstablishmentRenewal£228.00 + £102.00
Dog Breeding EstablishmentNew premises£228.00 + £102.00 + vets fees
Sale of Animals LicenceNew / Renewal£182.00 + £102.00
Exhibition of Animals LicenceNew or Renewal£151.00
Dangerous Wild Animals - New or Renewal2 Years£150.00 + vets fees
Hiring of Horses LicenceNew / Renewal£228.00 + £102.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence4 year Initial Application£375.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence6 year intervals£535.00 + vets fees
Zoo LicenceAnnual Inspection£63.00 per hour
Variation to Animal LicenceNot including Zoos or Dangerous Wild Animals£63.00 per hour
Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit £50.00
Skin PiercingPremises£180.00
Skin PiercingPersons£47.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceNew£1,887.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceNew - Compliance Check£129.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceRenewal£308.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceRenewal - Compliance Check£129.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceTransfer Fee£408.00
Street Trading Consent £176.00
Change of Details (address, name etc.) on Licence or Copy of Licence £26.00
Scrap Metal - SiteAdmin + Inital Inspection£396.00
Scrap Metal - SiteFollow up Inspection - Year 1£249.00
Scrap Metal - SiteInspection - Year 2£257.00
Scrap Metal - SiteInspection - Year 3£249.00
Scrap Metal - Change of Site Manager £75.00
Scrap Metal - CollectorInital Application£101.00
Scrap Metal - CollectorDocument Inspection - Year 1£36.00
Scrap Metal - CollectorDocument Inspection - Year 2£38.00
Scrap Metal - CollectorDocument Inspection - Year 3£38.00
Scrap Metal - Change of Name/Address £108.00

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


West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall, Marshall's Yard
DN21 2NA