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

In October 2018 the Government published the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 under section 13 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006. The effect of the regulations is to put in place a licensing regime to control the following licensable activities;
•    Selling animals as pets
•    Providing or arranging for the provision of boarding for cats or dogs
•    Hiring out horses
•    Breeding dogs
•    Keeping or training animals for exhibition

 

Guidance from DEFRA

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published procedural guidance for local authorities in relation to the new regulations, along with guidance notes on the conditions that will apply to licences issued to authorise the different licensable activities. 

 

How to Apply

To apply you will need to send us the following;

 

The completed application form and plan should be sent to:

licensing@stroud.gov.uk 

or

Environmental Health, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Ebley Wharf, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4UB

 

Variation to an existing Licence

To vary an existing licence you will need to send us the following;

 

 

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