Business Licence Fees

Below is the list of Business Licences and their prices, approved by West Lindsey District Council, with effect from April 2020:

Business Licence Fees
Business Licence nameTypePrice
Driver Knowledge Test £35.00
Dual HC/PH drivers licence3 years£171.00 + DBS
DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) - previously CRB £52.00
Private Hire Operators Licence 5 years£223.00
Private Hire Vehicle1 Year£249.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle1 Year£249.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate only £29.00
Replacement Vehicle Plate - plate and bracket/clips £38.00
Transfer of Ownership of Vehicle Licence £28.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats or DogsNew or Renewal£242.00 + £108.00
Animal Boarding Establishment - Cats and Dogs (dual)New or Renewal£285.00 + £108.00
Home Boarding Establishment or Doggy Day Care EstablishmentNew / Renewal£160.00 + £108.00
Dog Breeding EstablishmentRenewal£242.00 + £108.00
Dog Breeding EstablishmentNew premises£242.00 + £108.00 + vets fees
Sale of Animals LicenceNew / Renewal£193.00 + £108.00
Exhibition of Animals LicenceNew or Renewal£160.00
Dangerous Wild Animals - New or Renewal2 Years£159.00 + vets fees
Hiring of Horses LicenceNew / Renewal£242.00 + £108.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence4 year Initial Application£398.00 + £298.00 + vets fees
Zoo Licence6 year licence£567.00 + £1,134.00 + 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£185.00
Skin PiercingPersons£50.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceNew£1,887.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceNew - Compliance Check£133.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceRenewal£317.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceRenewal - Compliance Check£133.00
Sex Shop or Sexual Entertainment Venue LicenceTransfer Fee£221.00
Street Trading Consent £187.00
Change of Details (address, name etc.) on Licence or Copy of Licence £26.00
Scrap Metal - Site3 years£408.00 + £521.00
Scrap Metal - Collector3 years£107.00 + £118.00
Scrap Metal - Change of Site Manager £40.00
Scrap Metal - Change of Name/Address £40.00

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