Environmental services fees

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

Pest control servicesFees
Fleas/cockroaches/bedbugs* (includes up to two visits for fleas and cockroaches, and up to three visits for bed bugs)£143
Mice - inside home* (includes up to two visits; additional visits charged at £35)£85
Rats* (includes up to two visits; additional visits charged at £35)£85
Wasps (additional nest at same address treated at same time*)£40
Charge for pest control refunds (except for cancelled appointments)£25

* Half price to those in receipt of the following benefits: Universal Credit (where not related to tax credits), Income Support, Pension Credit, Job-seeker's Allowance (income and contribution based), Council Tax Benefit or Housing Benefit.

Dog control servicesFees
Stray dog collected and returned direct to owner* - £65 collection fee and £25 statutory fine£90
Stray dog collected and taken to kennels - £143 collection fee and £25 statutory fine£168
Kennelling per day£35

*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 20 minutes of the dog's collection by the council. In all other cases kennelling fees apply.

Abandoned and untaxed vehicle servicesFees
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 registration servicesFees
Copy of food register entry£25
Food hygiene rating scheme re-inspection request£250

Private water supply services (Duties carried out under Private Water Supplies (England) Regulation 2016, as amended. Charges restricted to actual cost recovery for specified activity.)

Risk assessment (each assessment)£850
Sampling (each visit)£150
Investigation (each investigation)£150
Granting an authorisation (each authorisation)£150
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.

Pollution control servicesFees
Environmental Health search (per hour)£80
Contaminated land search (per hour)£143
Environmental Information Request (EIR) search£175
Copy of authorisation of industrial processes£35

Public funerals*


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