Licensing fees and charges

Exemption from fees

The following are exempted from paying fees for Premises Licences, Club Premises Certificates or variation of those licences or certificates.

  • Church halls, chapel halls or other premises of a similar nature
  • village halls, parish or community halls or premises or a similar nature
  • schools or colleges providing education principally concerned with provision of full time education for pupils up to the age of 19 applying for a Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate, where the licence or certificate only authorises regulated entertainment (i.e. no alcohol)

Where the number of people that can be admitted to the licensed premises exceeds 5000, additional fees on the sliding scale set out below will be applicable.  This applies to all Premises Licences, regardless of whether that licence is granted for a specific period or not.

Number of People Additional Fee (New) Additional Fee (Annual)
5,000 - 9,999 £1000 £500
10,000 - 14,999 £2,000 £1000
15,000 - 19,999 £4,000 £2,000
20,000 - 29,999 £8,000 £4,000
30,000 - 39,999 £16,000 £8,000
40,000 - 49,999 £24,000 £12,000
50,000 - 59,999 £32,000 £16,000
60,000 - 69,999 £40,000 £20,000
70,000 - 79,999 £48,000 £24,000
80,000 - 89,999 £56,000 £28,000
90,000 and over £64,000 £32,000