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The sale of 'pet animals' is regulated by The Pet Animals Act 1951 which requires Pet Shops to be licensed by the Local Authority.
The applicant must not be disqualified under any of the following Acts:-
There is an application fee that must be paid at the time the application is submitted. The annual fee is £133. All licences granted expire on the 31 December each year irrespective of the date when the application was submitted and the licence issued.
Once your application has been validated an Environmental Health Officer will contact you to arrange an inspection of the premises. The model conditions in the document link identify the type of issues that will be addressed during the inspection. These include accommodation, heating, lighting, ventilation, food and drink, disease prevention.
It is in the public interest that the Licensing Authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the authority within ten working days of the application being deposited please email email@example.com
Tel: 01744 676299
Email Environmental Health