Decision details

Animal Welfare Licensing Policy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To obtain final approval of Licensing Policy and conditions in relation to animal welfare licensing.

The Executive is asked to give final approval of a Licensing Policy and conditions relating to animal welfare licensing (animal boarding establishments, dangerous wild animals, pet shops, riding establishments, dog breeding, zoos, performing animals). The Policy was approved by Gambling, Licensing and Regulatory Committee on 6 March 2018.


Resolved:  That Option 1 be approved and a new Licensing Policy relating to animal welfare licensing (incorporating standard conditions) be adopted, and that any amendments made to the Licensing Policy following the introduction of new regulations be delegated to an Officer decision in consultation with the Executive Members for Culture, Leisure & Tourism and Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods.


Reason:     To allow the council to implement a robust Licensing Policy and conditions relating to animal welfare licensing.


Report author: Lesley Cooke

Publication date: 27/04/2018

Date of decision: 26/04/2018

Decided at meeting: 26/04/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 01/05/2018

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