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To run a zoo you’ll need to be licensed by us.
A zoo licence is valid for four years upon your initial application and then for six years thereafter.
Anyone who intends to keep and display animals to the public for at least seven days of the year.
Firstly, notify us of intention to apply at least two months before you apply.
You must give details about:
You must also publish a notice in one local newspaper and one national newspaper and publicly display a copy of that notice. In the notice, you must state that the application notice to the council is available to be inspected at our offices.
You must then complete the relevant applications.
The fee for a zoo licence application is £991.18
When considering an application, we consider any objections from:
We’ll also consider any inspectors reports, consulting with you about any conditions they propose which should be attached to the licence. We’ll then make arrangements for an inspection to be carried out.
We’ll give you at least 28 days’ notice of the inspection.
We’ll not grant the licence if:
Any person objecting to an application for the grant, renewal or transfer of a licence may give written notice of their objection to the council, stating the grounds of the objection, within 28 days of the date of the application. Please email email@example.com