Premises Licence Application Fixed Fees

We offer a number of fixed fees for Premises Licence Applications.

Premises Licence Application Fixed Fees

We offer a range for fees for new premises licence applications and full variations of existing premises licences in relation to the Licensing Act 2003.

New Premises Licence Application
Simple application:£750 – £1,500 plus VAT and disbursements
Medium complexity:£1,250 – £2,000 plus VAT and disbursements
High complexity£5,000 plus VAT and disbursements
Variation of Premises Licence
Minor variation:£750 – £1,000 plus VAT and disbursements
Major variation:£1,250 – £2,000 plus VAT and disbursements
Transfer of Premises Licence
Transfer of Premises Licence£750 – £1,000 plus VAT and disbursements
Change of DPS
Change of DPS:£300 plus VAT and disbursements

Licence fee: The Licensing Authority will charge a fee that is based on the rateable value of the property. Fees range from £100 to £1905 depending on the fee band of your venue. If your premises doesn’t have a rateable value it will fall into the lowest fee band.

Our Fixed Fee includes:

  1. Obtaining your instructions and advising you as to how you can promote the Licensing Objectives within your application
  2. Advising you on the type of plans you are required to submit with your application
  3. Completing the application form in accordance with your instructions and submitting this to the local Licensing Authority together with suitable plans (you are responsible for providing suitable plans)
  4. Providing guidance on the fee levels payable to the Licensing Authority
  5. Preparing copies of the Premises Licence Application or Variation and submitting the Notice to the local newspaper (if applicable)
  6. Arranging with you for you to display the notice(s) advertising the Premises Licence Application and advising you as to where and how this should be done by you in order for you to comply with the requirements of the Licensing Act 2003.
  7. Providing a Consent Form for signature by the Designated Premises Supervisor who should be a Personal Licence holder proposed by yourself.
  8. Checking the Premises Licence once it has been granted and correcting any errors with the Licensing Authority
  9. Providing you with a laminated copy of the Premises Licence Summary for you to arrange to display in a prominent position on the premises together with certified copies of the full Premises Licence.

Please note that our fees DO NOT include:

  1. Obtaining suitable plans
  2. Attending pre-consultation meetings with the Licensing Authority or Responsible Authorities nor the fee for attending these meetings
  3. Dealing with, or advising you, in relation to queries or representations received from either the responsible authorities or other interested parties.
  4. Attendance and representation at a Licensing Sub-Committee Hearing of the responsible authorities