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Pet shop licence - Christchurch and East Dorset

Apply for a licence

You can apply for a new pet shop licence, renew or change an existing licence on

Alternatively, you can download the application form and return it to us:

Forms should be returned with the appropriate fee of £78. Once we have received your application form and fee new premises will be inspected to check compliance with the council's conditions.

Download the  Christchurch and East Dorset Councils Pet Shop Licence Conditions.

Existing premises may also be subject to periodic inspections throughout the year.

Tacit consent

Tacit consent doesn't apply to this licence. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the local authority within a reasonable period, please contact us using the details below.

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