The Local Authority will also take into account whether the applicant is suitable and qualified to hold a licence.
How much will it cost to notify/apply?
The fee for a riding establishment licence can be found using this link Fees & Charges
You will also be responsible for payment of any fee for the veterinary surgeon or veterinary practitioner’s report before the licence is granted.
Will tacit consent apply?
No. It is in the public interest that the local authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from us within a reasonable period, please contact us at the address given below.
How do I apply?
You can download an application form here Application Form, complete and print it and send it to the contact address given below.
The clock starts when the completed application is submitted along with all the required information and documents requested, including the fee. If we find an error or omission in the application, the application will be placed on hold and the clock restarts when the applicant either supplies a correction or all the information requested.
The licence will be issued subject to compliance with licence conditions and payment of the licence fee.
If my application is refused, how do I appeal?
You may appeal to a Magistrates’ Court if you are aggrieved by a refusal of a licence or by any condition subject to which a licence is proposed to be granted.
There is no public register but a list of current licensed riding establishments is available from the address below.
For further information
For further information, please contact us at the address given below.
Telephone: 01748 829100