Licensing fees

Licensing fees are based on the 'rateable value' of your premises (check your band on your business rates invoice or the Valuation Office Agency rating list). Licensing fees are set by the Secretary of State. Fees are payable by cheque to 'City of York Council'.

Rateable values and fees are:

  • Band A: Domestic rateable value £0 to £4300, fee £100
  • Band B: Domestic rateable value £4301 to £33000, fee £190
  • Band C: Domestic rateable value £33001 to £87000, fee £315
  • Band D: Domestic rateable value £87001 to £125000, fee £450
  • Band E: Domestic rateable value £125001 and over, fee £635

For premises that supply alcohol for consumption on the premises:

  • Band D: £900 (twice the fee)
  • Band E: £1,270 (three times the fee)

Annual fees for premises licences and club certificates

Annual fees payable by those holding premises licences and club premises certificates:

  • A: £70
  • B: £180
  • C: £295
  • D: £320
  • E: £350

Licensing fees for churches and village halls

You don't need to pay a fee if the application is made by a church, chapel, village hall, parish hall, community hall or other similar building that is used for the provision of regulated entertainment only.

Licensing fees for schools and colleges

You don't need to pay a fee if the application is made by an educational institution where the provision of entertainment on the premises is carried on by the educational institution for and on behalf of the purposes of the education institution.

Other licensing fees

Other fees and charges you must pay when you apply are:

  • supply of copies of information contained in register: set by local authority
  • application for copy of licence or summary on theft, loss etc of premises licence or summary: £10.50
  • notification of change of name or address (holder of premises licence): £10.50
  • application to vary to specify individual as premises supervisor: £23.00
  • application to transfer premises licence: £23.00
  • interim authority notice: £23.00
  • application for making of a provisional statement: £315.00
  • application for copy of certificates or summary on theft, loss etc of certificate or summary: £10.50
  • notification of change of name or alteration of club rules: £10.50
  • notification of change of relevant registered address of club: £10.50
  • temporary event notice: £21.00
  • application for copy of notice on theft, loss etc of temporary event notice: £10.50
  • application for a grant of personal licence: £37.00
  • application for copy of licence on theft, loss etc of personal licence: £10.50
  • notification of change of name or address (personal licence): £10.50
  • notice of interest in any premises: £21.00

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