Business Licence Fees

Below is the list of Business Licences and their prices, approved by West Lindsey District Council, with effect from April 2021:

Business Licence Fees
Business Licence nameTypePrice
Driver Knowledge Test (first attempt) £37.00
Driver Knowledge Test (re-sit) £35.00
Dual HC/PH drivers licence3 years£181.00 + DBS
DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) - previously CRB £52.00
Private Hire Operators Licence 5 years£223.00
Private Hire Vehicle1 year£256.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle1 year£256.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate only £30.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate and bracket/clips £39.00
Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle Licence £29.00
Change of name/address £27.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats or DogsNew£257.00 + £111.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats or DogsRenewal£249.00 + £108.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats and Dogs (dual)New£302.00 + £111.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats and Dogs (dual)Renewal£294.00 + £108.00
Home Boarding EstablishmentNew£170.00 + £111.00
Home Boarding EstablishmentRenewal£165.00 + £108.00
Dog Day Care EstablishmentNew£170.00 + £114.00
Dog Day Care EstablishmentRenewal£165.00 + £108.00
Dog Breeding EstablishmentNew£257.00 + £114.00 + vet fees
Dog Breeding EstablishmentRenewal£249.00 + £114.00
Sale of Animals LicenceNew£205.00 + £111.00
Sale of Animals LicenceRenewal£199.00 + £108.00
Exhibition of Animals LicenceNew or Renewal£170.00
Dangerous Wild Animals - New or Renewal2 years£169.00 + vets fees
Hiring of Horses LicenceNew or Renewal£257.00 + £114.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence – first application4 years£738.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence – renewal6 years£1,803.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence – annual inspection £65.00 per hour
Variation to Animal LicenceNot including Zoos or Dangerous Wild Animals£65.00 per hour
Appeal for an Animal Licence to be re-ratedNot including Zoos or Dangerous Wild Animals£65.00 per hour
Licensed Premises Gaming Machine Permit £50.00
Skin Piercing RegistrationPremises£191.00
Skin Piercing RegistrationPersons£53.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue Licence - New1 year£1,887.00 + £141.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceRenewal£336.00 + £141.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceTransfer£234.00
Street Trading Consent1 year£198.00
Scrap Metal - Collector3 years£113.00 + £124.00
Scrap Metal - Collector change of name/address £42.00
Scrap Metal - Site3 years£432.00 + £552.00
Scrap Metal - Change of site manager £41.00
Copy of an above licence £27.00

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

Licensing

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

Email:  licensing@west-lindsey.gov.uk