Issue details

Review of Fees and Charges - General Licences

To consider the proposed harmonisation and variation to general licence fees for which the Council has the statutory discretion to set.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/01/2024

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
To enable sufficient time to implement the necessary changes prior to 1 April 2024. It has not been possible to fully review the costs of administering the individual types of licences earlier due to lack of information on overhead costs.

Decision due: 22 Feb 2024 by Corporate Director of Environment

Lead member: Executive Member for Managing our Environment

Lead director: Corporate Director of Environment

Contact: Gareth Bentley, Head of Licensing Email: Email:

Consultation process

No statutory consultation is required. Fees must be set to fully recover the cost of providing the service. There is no ability to deviate from this.


Licence holders and members of the public.


Agenda items


  • Review of Fees and Charges - General Licences