Premises licences


Premises licence fees

Each premises that is licensable will be allocated to a fee band according to rateable value.

Rateable value


Application fee

Annual fee*

No rateable value to £4,300


£100 £70

£4,301 to £33,000


£190 £180

£33,001 to 87,000


£315 £295

£87,001 to £125,000


£450 £320

£125,001 and above


£635 £350

*The annual fee is payable one year after the grant of the licence.

** A multiplier is applied to premises in bands D and E, where they are exclusively or primarily in the business of selling alcohol - mainly large town and city centre pubs:


Application fee

Annual fee




E £1905 £1050

In respect of an application under section 17 (application for new premises licence), section 34 (application to vary premises licence), section 71 (application for new club premises certificate) or section 84 (application to vary club premises certificate), which relates to the provision of regulated entertainment only, no fee shall be payable and accompany the application where: the premises is a school or a college and the provision of regulated entertainment on the premises is carried out by the educational institution for and on behalf of the purposes of the educational institution the application is in respect of premises that are or form part of a church hall, chapel hall or other similar building the application is in respect of a village hall, parish hall or community hall or other similar building. In addition, no annual fee will apply to these premises.

Exceptionally large event fees

For events with attendance figures of 5,000 or above, the following additional fees apply:

Number in attendance at any one time

Additional fee

5,000 to 9,999


10,000 to 14,999


15,000 to 19,999


20,000 to 29,999


30,000 to 39,999


40,000 to 49,999


50,000 to 59,999


60,000 to 69,999


70,000 to 79,999


80,000 to 89,999


90,000 and over


Other fees

Duty to notify change of name or address


Right of freeholder etc. to be notified of licensing matters


Minor variation of premises licence


Application to vary a premises licence to include alternative licence condition where the only variation sought is the inclusion of the alternative licence condition


Theft, loss, etc. of premises licence or summary


Interim authority notice following death etc. of licence holder


Application to vary licence to specify individual as premises supervisor


Application for transfer of premises licence