Trading Standards fees 2018 to 2019
VAT chargeable on all fees unless stated.
Weight Calibration Service
To OIML M1:
Explosive licence fees 2018 to 2019
| Service||Calibration standards||Number of determinations||Result ||Fees|
| Service A
|| Values and uncertainty
| Service B
|| Error statement
Non standard OIML weights Service B charged at £30
Cleaning and painting charged at £5 for 5kg or less, £7.50 for over 5kg.
Where two or more weights of the same nominal value are submitted at the same time the fee for calibration is reduced by 50% for the second and subsequent weight for Service B only.
Adjustment fee £25 per weight.
Weight hire fees
Fees for weight hire
| Standing charge for hire
| Rate per tonne, or part tonne per day
| Delivery and collection
|| £95 per hour
Weights not returned in an acceptable condition will incur a clearning, painting and adjustment charge.
Weighing instrument fees
Fees for weighing instruments
| Not exceeding 1 tonne
| 1 tonne to 10 tonnes
| Exceeding 10 tonnes
| Angling club sale and certificate of errors
50% discount for second and subsequent machine submitted at the same time.
Measuring instrument for liquid fuel and lubricants fees
Fees for measuring instruments for liquid fuel and lubricants
| First meter
| Second and subsequent meter
Measuring equipment for liquid fuel dispensed in quantities of 100 litres.
Fees for measuring equipment for liquid fuel dispensed in quantities in excess of 100 litres
| Wet hose type with two testing liquids
| Dry hose type with two testing liquids
| Wet/Dry hose with two testing liquids
| Regulation 65 or 66 occurrence
||Hourly rate of £95 per hour
For all other services including examining, testing, certifying, stamping, authorising or reporting on any type of weighing or measuring equipment not specified here, including attendance on site, travelling time and hire charges the fee is £95 per hour.
Dorset Clean Air Scheme for divers
The test fee is £75
Petroleum storage fees
Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 (Statutory Fees) No VAT chargeable
Fees for petroleum storage
|Regulation 6 storage certificate, or Regulation 14 licence where premises to be used for storage of petrol of the following quantities|| Fee|
| Not exceeding 2,500 litres
| Exceeding 2,500 litres, but not exceeding 50,000 litres
| Exceeding 50,000 litres
Petroleum searches of historic records
The fee is £95 per hour, minimum charge 1 hour. Where no records found £47 charge.
Performing animals licence
The fee is £110
Buy With Confidence membership fees
The scheme is a national scheme operated in over 50 local authority areas. The fees for new members are set nationally. Further details can be found at https://www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk/how-to-apply-business/costs/
The new Dorset legacy annual membership fees for renewals from 1 April 2018 are:
Dorset legacy annual membership fees for renewals to the Buy with Confidence scheme
| 1 to 5 employees
| 6 to 20 employees
| 21 or more employees
For further advice and information contact Dorset Trading Standards.