Pet shop licence

You must get a licence from us if you wish to operate a business:

  • selling animals
  • keeping animals with the intention of selling them as pets.

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...

Who is responsible for what in Animal Welfare?

See guidance notes for Who is responsible for what in Animal Welfare.

We have an Animal Welfare Charter.

The Public Register

See the current list of licensed pet shops

Opening times

Day Times
Monday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Tuesday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Wednesday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Thursday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Friday 9.00am to 12.45pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Useful forms

Downloads

Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 01332 641951
Minicom: 01332 640666
Fax: 01332 643299
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS