You must get a licence from us if you wish to operate a business:
This applies to any premises in Derby, including private properties.
You cannot apply if you have been disqualified from keeping a pet shop under any of the following Acts...
You will not need a Pet Shop Licence if you keep or sell 'pedigree animals' which are bred by you or are the offspring of an animal you keep as a pet.
'Pedigree animals' means an animal of any description which is, by its breeding, eligible for registration with a recognised club or society that keeps a register of animals of that description.
Complete the Licence - Pet Shop application formand send this with the correct payment see our Licensing current fees . You can download it and complete it by hand. How to pay for General Licences. Here are the Pet Shop Licence Conditions.
We may use the information provided for the prevention and detection of fraud. We also share this information for auditing purposes.
You may need other permissions in addition to those required from us.
You must obtain these before you begin your licensed activities.
Check whether you need planning permission before you make a licence application by emailing email@example.com.
We take into account the following...
1. Whether the animals have access to suitable accommodation at all times, including:
2. Animals will be suitably:
3. All reasonable precautions will be taken to prevent the spread among animals of infectious or contagious diseases.
4. Appropriate steps will be taken to protect the animals in the event of a fire or other emergency.
5. Animals will not be sold at too early an age.
Once we receive your completed application form, we will send an officer to inspect the premises. A veterinary inspection may also be required, if this is carried out the applicant will have to pay the relevant inspection fees.
On certain occasions a vet may recommend that a licence is not issued. If ,after consideration, we agree and decide that a licence should not be issued, you have the right of appeal to the Magistrates' Court against that decision.
You should make sure that all animals:
You must keep a record of the livestock purchase and sales register
Records must be available for inspection by one of our officers or a veterinary surgeon.
See guidance notes for Who is responsible for what in Animal Welfare.
We have an Animal Welfare Charter.
See the current list of licensed pet shops
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|Tuesday||9.00am to 12.45pm|
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