Licences and permits directory - Animal boarding licence (including kennels, catteries and home boarding) | Sevenoaks District Council

Licences and permits directory - Animal boarding licence (including kennels, catteries and home boarding)

If you or your business board dogs in kennels or at home, board cats or provide day care for dogs (dog crèches), you will require an animal licence.

The licence runs for one to three years from the date of issue.

You will receive a one to five-star rating on your licence, with a five-star rating the highest possible. The rating will be an accurate reflection of the level of risk of your business and the animal welfare standards you adopt.

To apply, change or renew a licence, you must comply with the licence conditions and guidance.

Professional dog walkers do not require a licence.

View the legislation and licence conditions and guidance

Making an application

Apply to us if your business operates in the Sevenoaks District. If your business operates elsewhere, please to apply to your local council.

The application fee is £426, which is payable on application.

The renewal fee is £381.

Download the application form in PDF format

 

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