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Environmental services fees

Below are the fees for our environmental services. These charges include VAT.

Mice* (inside home)£38
Wasps (additional nest at same address treated at same time*)£10
Charge for pest control refunds (except for cancelled appointments)£25

* Half price to those in receipt of the following benefits: Universal Credit, Income Support, Pension Credit, Job-seeker's Allowance (income and contribution based), Council Tax Benefit or Housing Benefit.

Stray collection*£40
Kennelling: first night, including delivery and statutory £25 fine£70
Kennelling: each additional night£20

*This service is only available on the first occasion where a stray dog has been picked up, the owner can be identified and contacted through the dogs micro-chip and payment is received within 30 minutes of the dogs collection by the Council. In all other cases kennelling fees apply.

Abandoned and untaxed vehicles
Vehicle release fee within 24 hours£80
Vehicle release fee after 24 hours£160
Daily storage charge from 48 hours after the offence£15
Vehicle tax surety fee£120
Completion of V62 form in lieu of producing a V5C certificate£19
Food hygiene
Copy of food register entry£10
Food hygiene rating scheme re-inspection request£150
Private water supplies
Risk assessment (each assessment)£500
Sampling (each visit)£100
Investigation (each investigation)£100
Granting an authorisation (each authorisation)£100
Analysing a sample taken under Regulation 10£25
Analysing a sample taken during check monitoring£100
Analysing a sample taken during audit monitoring£500

The fees and charges for private water supply sampling are maximum fees.

Contaminated land search (EIR)£79.70
Copy of authorisation of industrial processes£24
Public funerals*£350

*Charge to be made where there are sufficient funds in the deceased's estate after payment of funeral costs.