If you want to keep animals, check if you need a licence first. 

We issue licences for:

Should you need a licence please apply online here.

We do not currently have any Zoo's in the district therefore please visit GOV.UK for information on Zoo Licences and Keeping Zoo Animals.

There are many different animal establishments and practices that are licensed by us. For more information please see the following lists:

All these establishments and licence holders must ensure they meet the welfare needs of the animal in their care as set out under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and Animal Welfare Regulations 2018 as well as other relevant legislation.

Read more about collection and kennelling of stray dogs.

Last updated: Mon 27 November, 2023 @ 12:12