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Fees and charges 2024-25

We provide a range of services for which fees are chargeable. Some of the fees are set by Statute and some are set at the discretion of the Service.

We will tell you in advance when there is a fee or charge payable.

Food hygiene training courses

Course Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Basic Instruction - 1 day course £58.74 Plus VAT
Intermediate Instruction - 6 day course £205.97 Plus VAT

Voluntary surrender of food

Voluntary surrender of food Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Voluntary surrender certificate
(does not include disposal charges)
£47.91 No Vat

Private sector housing

Housing in multiple occupation licensing schemes Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)

Statutory Fees

  • Licence of 3 Storey +
£652.12 No VAT
HMO Consultation Fee £342.38 (Includes VAT)

Other housing

Other housing Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Requests for Inspection of dwellings for use by immigrants £161.33 Plus VAT

Service of formal notices (other than prohibitions) under housing legislation to  include:

  • the cost of inspection
  • the cost of deciding the most satisfactory course of action
  • the cost associated with the service of the notice to be levied at the end of the appeal period
  • (Hazard Awareness notices free)
Charge determined
from Officer's hourly
rate plus on costs

Emergency Prohibition notice

No Charge No VAT

Works in default

Works in default Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Administrative Charge Fee £44.87 No VAT

Pest Control drainage survey

Survey / visit Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Camera Survey £128.25 Plus VAT
Failed Visit
(Due to blocked drain)
£64.11 Plus VAT

Private water supplies

Non-Routine water samples Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Risk Assessment  
(Each Assessment)

Officer Time:
£55.02 (per hour)

£220.06 (4 hours)

(Max:Regulation 9: £700.00)

(Max: Regulation 10&11: £300.00)

Sampling (each visit) £100 (Statutory max: £100) No VAT
Investigation (each) £100 (Statutory max: £100) No VAT
Granting an authorisation £100 (Statutory max: £100) No VAT
Sample analysis / samples taken Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)
Under Regulation 10 and 11

£25 (Max: £25)

Group A parameters Varies on parameters tested (Max:£110.00) No VAT
Group B parameters Varies on parameters tested (Max:£600.00) No VAT

Residential park home fees

New site application Charge(£) Subject to Vat(03)

Number of units:

  • 5 -10
  • 11-20
  • 21-30
  • 31-40
  • 41-50
  • 50+


£591.25+6.45 per unit over 50

Annual inspection No charge No VAT
Lodging site rules £47.09 No VAT
Replacement £47.09 No VAT
Enforcement action

Officer Time and reasonable expenses incurred Including travelling costs

Renewal cost As per new application cost  

Variation of existing licensing conditions

Vary up two conditions: £50.00

Significant amendments requiring a site visit: £100.00


Environmental health business advice

You can pay for Environmental Health business advice online.