Issue details

Animal Welfare Licensing Policy Statement

The Cabinet will be asked to consider a new Animal Welfare Licensing Policy Statement, which has been produced to recognise and bring together the new Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018, the Council’s continued duty under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act and the Zoo Licensing Act, as well as a basic animal licensing process. The policy has been subject to public consultation and having taken responses into account, is now presented to Cabinet for approval.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/08/2021

Decision due: 9 Nov 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Andy (Andrew) Drummond, Portfolio Holder for Regulatory and Environment

Contact: Jennifer Eves, Director (Human Resources, Governance and Regulatory) 01284 757042 Email:, Fiona Quinn, Service Manager (Environmental Health) Email:

Type of Decision: (D)

Documents to be submitted: Report to Cabinet with proposed policy attached.


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