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Pet shop licence

A licence is required for any premises including a private dwelling where animals are sold or kept with a view to being sold as pets.

You can find out more information about the licence from the Gov.uk website.

Licences have to be renewed with us annually and we shall carry out an inspection of your premises.

How to apply for a pet shop licence

To apply for a licence from us:

  • Download and read the conditions as shown below
  • Download and complete the application form to apply for a new licence, or to renew an old one
  • Enclose the relevant fee as shown in our fees and charges document - include a cheque made out to Allerdale Borough Council
  • Send to the Environmental Health team at our offices in Workington

Download the Pet Shop Licence conditions

 

Download the Pet Shop Licence application form