Premise licence

Fees and payments

Grant: Variable (please refer to the Application fees below) - Statutory
Annual fee: Variable (please refer to the Application fees below) - Statutory
Variation: Variable (please refer to the Application fees below) - Statutory
Minor Variation: £89 - Statutory
Transfer: £23 - Statutory
Interim Authority: £23 - Statutory
Notice of Interest in any premises: £21 - Statutory
Notice of change of name or address (holder or premises licence): £10.50 - Statutory
Application to vary DPS: £23 - Statutory
Removal of DPS: £23 - Statutory
Provisional Statement: £315 - Statutory
Application for copy of lost or stolen Premises Licence or summary: £10.50 (each copy) - Statutory

Application fees

The government set the fees for the Licensing Act 2003. They are based on the non-domestic rateable value of the premises. Please check the Valuation Office’s website to find out the non-domestic rateable value of a premise. These are divided into 5 bands:

  • Band A's non-domestic rateable value - £0 - £4300
  • Band B's non-domestic rateable value - £4,301 - £33,000
  • Band C's non-domestic rateable value - £33,001 £87,000
  • Band D's non-domestic rateable value - £87,001 - £125,000
  • Band E's non-domestic rateable value - £125,001 and over

The fees for applications for new and variation applications for premises licences and club premises certificates are :

  • Rateable value band A's main application fee - £100
  • Rateable value band B's main application fee - £190
  • Rateable value band C's main application fee - £315
  • Rateable value band D's main application fee - £450
  • Rateable value band E's main application fee - £635

However, the fees for applications for new or variations to premises licences and club premises certificates where (a) the premises are in Band D or in Band E; and (b) the premises are used exclusively or primarily for the supply of alcohol on those premises, are as set out below:

  • Rateable value band A's main application fee - n/a
  • Rateable value band B's main application fee - n/a
  • Rateable value band C's main application fee - n/a
  • Rateable value band D's main application fee - £900
  • Rateable value band E's main application fee - £,1905

Also, applications for new or variations to premises licences and club premises certificates, where the capacity of the premises will exceed 5,000 are subject to additional fees. Please contact the Licensing team for details.

Community buildings are exempt from paying an application fee, provided there is no sale of alcohol or late night refreshment. For more information about this exemption and to check whether you would qualify, please contact the licensing team.

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