The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018. 

The Regualtions came into force on 1 October 2018. There are significant changes to the licensing regime including the introduction of a ‘star’ rating and the potential for the local authority to issue a 1, 2 or a 3 year licence depending on the standards in place.

New fees have also been introduced - link to Animal Welfare Fees

A current licence will remain valid until the renewal date.

You are advised to read the procedural guidance which outlines the star rating scheme as well as the specific guidance notes.

 Please go to the specific activity page for additional information 

Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
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