Issue - decisions

Environmental Health Charges

23/11/2022 - Environmental Health Charges

To introduce charging for inspection re-scores available through the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme and for the Animal Activity Licensing inspection regime.
A charge of £170 to be levied for each accepted food hygiene application.
For boarding and day care establishments, breeding of dogs and selling animals a charge covering an average of 5 hours work would be appropriate for the assessment of the application, inspection and post inspection report.
For Horse Riding Establishments, hiring of horses, a rate of £250 would cover the costs of re-inspection and assessment activity.
For licensed Zoos, a charge of £250 for the first day, and £34 per hour (or part of an hour) thereafter will be chargeable.
Proposed fees and charges to be kept under review and any proposed changes considered during annual budget processes.