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Animal Welfare Licensing How to Apply and Fees

 
Applications should be submitted to licensing@tameside.gov.uk or by post to:
 
Licensing Office,
Tame Street Depot
Tame Street
Stalybridge
SK15 1ST
 

FEES

Home Boarding of Dogs (including Day Care)

Application Fee

 

£173

Grant Fee

1 year

£205

 

2 year

£245

 

3 year

£285

Dog Breeding Licence

Application Fee

 

£173

Grant Fee

1 year

£272

 

2 year

£320

 

3 year

£369

Boarding of Cats and/or Dogs (Kennels and Catteries)

Application Fee

 

£173

Grant Fee

1 year

£245

 

2 year

£304

 

3 year

£344

Keeping of Animals for Exhibition

Application Fee

 

£173

Grant Fee

3 year licence

£205

Hiring out Horses

Application Fee

 

£173

Grant Fee

1 year

£284

 

2 year

£344

 

3 year

£404

Selling animals as pets

Application Fee

 

£173

Grant Fee

1 year

£221

 

2 year

£242

 

3 year

£262

 


How we score a business

The scoring matrix determines the star rating. It takes into account the animal welfare standards adopted by the business and your level of risk (based on elements such as past compliance). 
 
Scoring matrix Welfare standards
Risk   Minor failings Minimum standards Higher standards
Low risk 1 star
1 year licence
3 star
2 year licence
5 star
3 year licence 
Higher risk 1 star
1 year licence 
2 star
1 year licence 
4 star
2 year licence
All licences are subject to 1 unannounced visit within the term of the licence
 

Renewal Application

 
The application fee is required to be paid, before an inspection is arranged.
 
A licence may be granted for one, two or three years, depending on the outcome of the inspection, with the exception of keeping or training animals for exhibition; in this instance the licence is granted for a period of three years.

An application to renew a licence must be made at least 10 weeks before the expiry date of any existing licence.