Environmental Health fees

Fees and charges from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.

Acupuncture, ear piercing, electrolysis and tattooing

Apply for a licence for tattooing, ear-piercing, electrolysis and acupuncture

Title Fee VAT
Tattooist registration £265.50 Not applicable
Tattooist registration for each additional operator £133.50 Not applicable
Ear piercing registration £265.50 Not applicable
Ear piercing registration for each additional operator £133.50 Not applicable
Electrolysis registration £265.50 Not applicable
Electrolysis registration for each additional operator £133.50 Not applicable
Acupuncture registration £265.50 Not applicable
Acupuncture registration for each additional operator £133.50 Not applicable

Charge £26 admin cost in addition to one registration fee if approving more than one type of activity at a premises.

Administration

If an invoice is required there is an additional invoice charge of £21.

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Fast search £56.50 VAT not applicable £56.50
Additional properties £6 VAT not applicable £6

Animal licensing

Title Fee VAT
Animal boarding £107 Not applicable
Breeding of dogs £75 Not applicable
Dangerous wild animals £215 Not applicable
Performing animals £75 Not applicable
Pet shops £84 Not applicable
Riding establishment £107 Not applicable

Dog warden service

If an invoice is required for call out work there is an additional invoice charge of £21.

Charges to the public

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Kennelling per day £12.50 Plus VAT £15
Stray dog seizure £58 VAT not applicable £58

Charges to external agencies

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
External call out £113.50 Plus VAT when applicable £136.20

Environmental Health consultancy

If an invoice is required there is an additional invoice charge of £21.

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
External (including H&S statements) £117 per hour Plus VAT £140.40 per hour
Service fees and photocopying charges £3.50 Plus VAT £4.20

Food safety

If an invoice is required for call out work there is an additional invoice charge of £21.

Food hygiene

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
SFBB coaching and advisory visit £217 Plus VAT £260.40

Primary Authority

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Initial set up fee for small business £326 VAT not applicable £326
Fee per hour for small businesses £72.50 VAT not applicable £72.50
Initial set up fee for large business Price on application VAT not applicable Price on application
Fee per hour for large businesses Price on application VAT not applicable Price on application

Export certificates

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Single export certificate £101.50 VAT not applicable £101.50
Monthly export certificate fee - maximum of 20 certificates per month £897.50 VAT not applicable £897.50
Additional certificate fee £101.50 VAT not applicable £101.50
Copy export certificate £24 VAT not applicable £24
Gold Crown Export certificate £51 VAT not applicable £51

Food certification

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Market - condemn certificates £58 VAT not applicable £58
Freezer breakdown - condemn certificates (fee is for certificate and first 4 hours of officer's time. After this an additional fee of £46.50 per hour is also chargeable) £110 VAT not applicable £110

Food premises revisits

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Revisit for FHRS purposes £210 VAT not applicable £210

Pollution

If an invoice is required for pollution services there is an additional invoice charge of £21

Title Fee VAT Fee payable
Contaminated land report charges £117 VAT not applicable £117
Landfill site enquiries £70 VAT not applicable £70

Private water supply sampling

For all private water supply invoicing there is an additional invoice charge of £21.

Title Fee VAT
Domestic Sampling - suite 3 £116 VAT not applicable
Commercial Sampling - suite 2 £140.50 VAT not applicable
Commercial Sampling - suite 1 £161 VAT not applicable
Risk Assessment £46.50 per hour VAT not applicable
Investigation £46.50 per hour VAT not applicable