How much is a Premises Fee?

Applications for a Premises Licence, Club Premises Certificate or Variations to either are subject to the fees shown in the table below.

All fees are based on the rateable value for the premises.  If you are unsure of the rateable value please visit the Valuation Office website. 

Rateable Value

£0* -


£4301 -


£33001 -


£87001 -


£125001 and








Initial Fee£100£190£315£450£635
Annual Fee£70£180£295£320£350

 * Premises which are not liable for or exempt from National Non-Domestic Rates will fall under Band A

** Where a premises falls under Band D or E and is used exclusively or primarily for the supply of alcohol for consumption on the premises, the fees will be as follows:

Band                                                                       Initial Fee                                                        Annual Fee

Band D                                                                    £900                                                                  £640

Band E                                                                     £1905                                                                £1050

Where the maximum number of persons allowed on the premises at the same time (during times that licensable activities take place) is 5000 or more an additional fee applies:

Number of people                                                                                                                          Additional Fee

5000 - 9999                                                                                                                                     £1000

10000 - 14999                                                                                                                                 £2000

15000 - 19999                                                                                                                                 £4000

20000 - 29999                                                                                                                                 £8000

30000 - 39999                                                                                                                                 £16000

40000 - 49999                                                                                                                                 £24000

50000 - 59999                                                                                                                                 £32000

60000 - 69999                                                                                                                                 £40000

70000 - 79999                                                                                                                                 £48000

80000 - 89999                                                                                                                                 £56000

90000 and over                                                                                                                                £64000


No initial fee or annual renewal fee is payable for the following unless the licensable activity of the sale of alcohol or provision of late night refreshment is required:

  • The application is by a proprietor of an educational institution in respect of premises that are or form part of an educational establishment
    • The establishment is a school or college
    • The provision of regulated entertainment on the premises is carried on by the establishment for and on behalf of the establishment


  • The application is in respect of premises that are or form part of a church hall, chapel hall or similar building or a village hall, parish hall or other similar building

Last updated: 11/06/2020 08:10:58