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Fees For Licensing Act 2003

How the licence fees are set

Additional fee

Application Fee Personal Licence

Fee exemptions

Other fees applicable

How to Pay

How the licence fees are set

The licence fees for Premises Licences, Club Premises Certificates and variation applications have been set according to the Non Domestic Rateable Value (NDRV) of the premises. A premises will fall into a specific band according to the NDRV, which will determine the fee payable. All licence fees are set by regulations and do not include VAT.

The bands are as follows;

Non-Domestic Rateable Values/Bands
Band A B C D E
Non Domestic Rateable Value (NDRV) £0 -
£4,300
(including property
with no NDRV)
£4301-
£33,000
£33,001-
£87,000
£87,001 -
£125,000
£125,001
and over

Application fees for Premises Licence, Club Premises Certificates and Variations

Please use the table below to determine the fee(s) payable.

Fee(s) Payable
Fee Band Application fee for a new licence
or for variation of an existing licence
A £100
B £190
C £315
D £450
D -premises primarily or exclusively used
for the consumption of alcohol on the
premises * see note below
£900
E £635
E - premises primarily or exclusively used
for the consumption of alcohol on the
premises * see note below
£1905

Premises without a Rateable Value fall within Band A.

Where a premises is in the course of construction the premises shall fall within Band C.

  • For premises exclusively or primarily used for the carrying on, on the premises, of the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises and who fall within band D, the fee shall be twice the amount. (£450 x 2 = £900).
  • For premises exclusively or primarily used for the carrying on, on the premises, of the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises and who fall within band E, the fee shall be three times the amount. (£635 x 3 = £1905).

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Additional fee

An additional fee is applicable if the Premises Licence or Club Premises Certificate allows an occupancy greater than 5,000 persons.

Additional Fees
Occupancy          Additional Fee   
5,000 – 9,999 £1,000
10,000 – 14,999 £2,000
15,000 – 19,999 £4,000
20,000 – 29,999 £8,000
30,000 – 39,999 £16,000
40,000 – 49,999 £24,000
50,000 – 59,999 £32,000
60,000 – 69,999 £40,000
70,000 – 79,999 £48,000
80,000 – 89,000 £56,000
90,000 and over £64,000

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Application Fee Personal Licence

The fee payable on application for a Personal Licence and for the renewal of a Personal Licence is £37. This fee is set by regulations and does not incur VAT.

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Fee exemptions

Schools and colleges are exempt from payment of a fee if the application relates ONLY to regulated entertainment. The exemption applies only if the provision of regulated entertainment on the premises is carried on by the educational institution for and on behalf of the purposes of the educational institution.

An application relating only to regulated entertainment in respect of premises that are or form part of a church hall, chapel hall or other similar building or a village hall, parish hall or community hall or other similar building are exempt from the payment of an application fee.

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Other fees applicable:

Other fees applicable
Application or notice Fee

Application for a Minor Variation of a Premises Licence / Club Premises Certificate

 £89
 

Application for the mandatory condition requiring a Designated Premises Supervisor to be disapplied (this fee does not apply if the application is submitted at the same time as a new Premises Licence)

 £23
Application for copy of licence or summary on theft, loss etc of premises licence or summary £10.50 in all cases
Notification of change of name or address (holder of premises licence) £10.50 in all cases
Application to vary licence to specify individual as premises supervisor £23.00
Application for transfer of premises licence £23.00
Interim authority notice £23.00
Application for a provisional statement where premise is being built £315
Application for copy of certificate or summary on theft, loss etc of certificate or summary £10.50 in all cases
Notification of change of name or alteration of club rules £10.50 in all cases
Change of relevant registered address of club £10.50 in all cases
Temporary event notice £21.00
Application for copy notice on theft, loss etc of temporary event notice £10.50
Application for copy of licence on theft, loss etc of personal licence £10.50
Notification of change of name or address (personal licence) £10.50
Right of freeholder, etc. to be notified of licensing matters (notification of interest in a premises) £21.00

Annual fee for a Premises Licence and a Club Premises Certificate

The annual fee payable for a Premises Licence and a Club Premises Certificate is as detailed below.

Annual fee payable for a Premises Licence
Band A B C D E
Non Domestic Rateable Value (NDRV) £0 - £4300
(incl. property with no NDRV)
£4301 - £33,000 £33,001 - £87,000 £87,001 –£125,000 £125,001 –and over
Annual fee £70 £180 £295 £320 * see note below £350 * see note below

 Premises without a Rateable Value fall within Band A.

  • For premises exclusively or primarily used for the carrying on, on the premises, of the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises and who fall within band D, the fee shall be twice the amount as stated above (£640).
  • For premises exclusively or primarily used for the carrying on, on the premises, of the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises and who fall within band E, the fee shall be three times the amount as stated above (£1050).

How to Pay

Please forward a cheque with each application for the correct fee. All cheques should be made payable to Borough of Poole.

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