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Pet shop

A licence is required to authorise the sale of animals as pets. This includes all commercial selling of pet animals from premises of any nature (including private dwellings), such as pet shops and businesses selling animals over the internet.



By post:


Pet shop licence: £148.28 plus vet fee if required. Licences last for 12 months.

Will tacit consent apply?

The Council will undertake an inspection of the premises. Only if the inspection is satisfactory will the licence be granted and issued.