Richmondshire District Council

Fees and charges for animal welfare licences

The fees and charges from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022 are as follows:

Licensable activity Application for (or renewal of) licence fee
Animal boarding establishment

£250 for up to 10 kennels

Plus £10 for each additional kennel

Plus £120 issuing and ongoing admin fee

Keeping or training animals for exhibition

£200

Plus £120 issuing and ongoing admin fee

Home boarding establishment

£200

Plus £120 issuing and ongoing admin fee

Pet shop

£250

Plus £120 issuing and ongoing admin fee

Riding establishment

£250

Plus £10 per horse

Plus £120 issuing and ongoing admin fee

Plus vets inspection fees - a vets inspection fee is required
each year regardless of risk rating

Dog breeding establishment

£250 for up to 5 bitches

Plus £10 for each additional bitch

Plus £120 issuing and ongoing admin fee

Plus vets inspection fees - a vets inspection is required on initial

application (and on subsequent application if deemed necessary)

Dangerous wild animals

£321 

Plus vets inspection fees

Zoos

£631

Plus vets inspection fees

Please note that if your application is refused the issuing and ongoing admin fee will be refunded.

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