Licensing fees

Current Fees and Charges

Private hire/hackney carriage licensing, general licensing and animal welfare licensing fees.

Type of Licence Duration Fees 2016/17
Private Hire Operator (New) 5 Yearly £452.00
Private Hire Operator (Renewal) 5 Yearly £452.00
Private Hire Driver (New Application) 3 Yearly £370.00
Private Hire Driver (Renewal) 3 Yearly £370.00
Private Hire Vehicle Annual £164
Private Hire Exceptional Vehicle Six Months £164
Hire Company Vehicle 8 weeks £164
Transfer of Ownership   £123
Vehicle detail change PH   £123
Hackney Carriage Driver (New Application) 3 Yearly £370.00
Hackney Carriage Driver (Renewal) 3 Yearly £370.00
Hackney Carriage Vehicle Annual £164
Vehicle detail change HC   £123
Private Hire & Hackney Carriage Combined Driver (New Application) 3 Yearly £370.00
Private Hire & Hackney Carriage Combined Driver (Renewal) 3 Yearly £370.00
Knowledge Tests   £41
Street Trading Annual £2980.00
Sex Establishment New
Renewal
Transfer
Variation
Minor Variation
£3025.00
£1815.00
£760.00
£1815.00
£760.00
     
Hypnotism   £61
Dog Breeding Initial
Renewal
£175.00
£145.00
Dog/Cat Boarding Initial
Renewal
1-24 animals
25-100 animals
100 +
£175.00

£110.00
£130.00
£145.00

Dog Sitter Initial
Renewal
£90.00
£75.00
Pet Shops Initial
Renewal
£145.00
£110.00
Riding Establishments Initial
Renewal
0-9 horses
10-19
20+
£185.00

£130.00
£145.00
£165.00

Dangerous wild animals Initial
Renewal
£220.00
£220.00
Zoos Initial
Renewal
£445.00

Vets fees for riding establishments, zoos, dangerous wild animals and new applications for breeding establishments are paid in addition to the licence fee.

For new/variation premises licence and club premises certificate applications the fees are based on the rateable value of the premises and are divided into 5 bands:

Band A B C D E
Non-Domestic rateable value £0 - £4300 L£4,301 - £33,000 £33,001 - £87,000 £87,000 - £125,000 £125,001 and over
A B C D E
£100 £190 £315 £450* £635*

Fees will be annually payable by those holding premises licences and club premises certificates as follows:

A B C D E
£70 £180 £295 £320 £350

* - Where the premises is used exclusively or primarily for the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises, the fee shall be:

  • For Band D premises, two times the amount shown above i.e. £900; and
  • For Band E premises, three times the amount shown i.e. £1905.

Additional fees are payable for large events i.e. for occupancies of 5000 or greater (please contact the Licensing Team for details).

  • Staffordshire Fire and Rescue
  • ESBC Development Services
  • ESBC Environmental Health Division
  • Health and Safety
  • Executive (where the premises is enforced by the HSE)
  • Staffordshire County Council – Corporate Director of Social Care & Health
  • Advertise in local paper
Occasion on which a fee may be payable Who should be sent copies of application other than ESBC Licensing Team All fees are to be paid to ESBC
Supply of copies of information contained in register N/A Set By ESBC
Application for copy of licence or summary on theft, loss etc. of premises licence or summary N/A £10.50 in all cases
Notification of change of name or address (holder of premises licence) N/A £10.50 in all cases
Application for a minor variation to a premises licence or club premises certificate N/A £89.00
Application to vary to Police £23.00 specify individual as premises supervisor Police £23.00
Interim Authority Notice Police £23.00
Application to transfer premises licence Police £23.00
Application for making a provisional statement    
Application for copy of certificate or summary on theft, loss etc. of certificate summary N/A £10.50 in all cases
Notification of change of name or alteration of club rules N/A £10.50 in all cases
Change of relevant registered address of club N/A £10.50 in all cases
Temporary Event Notices Police & Pollution Team £21.00
Application for copy of notice on theft, loss etc. of temporary event notice N/A £10.50
Application for copy of licence on theft, loss etc. of personal licence N/A £10.50
Notification of change of name or address (personal licence) N/A £10.50
Notice of interest in any premises N/A £21.00
Personal licences N/A £37.00
Disapply DPS   £23.00

 

Gambling Act Fees - Table 1

Classes of premises licence Fast track application Fee in respect of provisional statement premises New application fee in respect of other premises Annual fee Fee for application to vary licence Fee for application to transfer a licence Fee for application for re-instatement of a licence Fee for application for provisional statement Change of circumstance Copy licence
Regional casino premises licence £300 £8,000 £15,000 £15,000 £7,500 £6,500 £6,500 £15,000 £40 £20
Large casino premises licence £300 £5,000 £10,000 £10,000 £5,000 £2,150 £2,150 £10,000 £40 £20
Small casino premises licence £300 £3,000 £8,000 £5,000 £4,000 £1,800 £1,800 £8,000 £40 £20
Converted casino premises licence £300     £2,250 £1,500 £1,013 £1,013   £40 £20
Bingo licensed premises £300 £900 £2,600 £750 £1,250 £900 £900 £2,600 £40 £20
Adult gaming centre premises licence £300 £900 £1,500 £750 £750 £900 £900 £1,500 £40 £20
Betting premises (track) licence £300 £700 £1,750 £750 £900 £700 £700 £1,750 £40 £20
Family entertainment centre premises licence £300 £700 £1,500 £550 £750 £700 £700 £1,500 £40 £20
Betting premises (other licence) £300 £900 £2,250 £450 £1,100 £900 £900 £2,250 £40 £20

Gambling Act Fees - Table 2

Permit Type Fast track application (clubs) New Applications Annual Fee Renewal Change of name Copy of permit Variation of permit Transfer of permit
Family Entertainment Gaming Machine   £300   £300 £25 £15 £25 £25
Small Society Lottery   £40 £20          
Club Gaming £100 £200 £50 £200 £25 £15 £100 £25
Club Gaming Machine £100 £200 £50 £200 £25 £15 £100 £25
Licensed Premises Notification (2 machines or less)   £50     £25 £15 £25 £25
Licensed Premises Gaming Machine (more than 2 machines)   £150 £50   £25 £15 £25 £25
Prize Gaming   £300   £300 £25 £15 £25 £25
Temporary Use Notices   £375       £15