How to apply for a dangerous wild animal licence
Fees and how to apply
The fee for a dangerous wild animal licence is £127.60 plus the cost of the fees charged by the vet appointed by the council.
How to apply
Before applying, please refer to the conditions for a dangerous wild animal licence and the list of animals that require a licence.
- Conditions for a dangerous wild animal licence
- List of dangerous wild animals that require a licence
You can apply online for a dangerous wild animal licence.
Alternatively you can download the dangerous wild animal licence application form (PDF) and return it to the address provided in the form.
Time period for council to normally approve the application
What happens if your application is not processed by this council within the normal approved time period (Tacit consent)
It is in the public interest that this council processes the application. The council may be required to consult other external agencies prior to making a decision. Therefore, should you not receive confirmation that your licence application has been granted or rejected within two months of submission you may not commence your business.
If you have not heard from us in that time period
Please use our contact form
Complaints concerning the process
In the first instance, please use our contact form. Any person who is refused a licence or objects to a condition attached to a licence may appeal to the local magistrates' court.
Any change in circumstances
If you wish to vary any licence condition or change premises or proprietor you need to apply again.
Last updated: 24/10/2017 14:49