Notification to operate a zoo from Forest of Dean District Council
Step 1 of 3 Complete the application form
First, download the form
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Next, fill in the application form on your computer
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If you can't complete the form right now don't worry, you can edit it in your own time. Once you're ready, return to this page to complete the application.
There is additional information available for this licence that you might find useful:General information from the licensing authority
Before you apply...
You'll need to provide copies of the following:
- Site/location plan
- Plan showing proposed layout of the zoo
- Planning permission
- Animal accommodation plan
- Entrances and exits plan (optional)
- Stock list (optional)
- Press notice (optional)
- Public liability insurance certificate (optional)
- Employer's liabiity insurance certificate (optional)
What if I don't have electronic copies?
Photos or scans of documents are acceptable, providing the relevant information is clear.
If you're unable to provide electronic versions of these documents then you cannot make an online application and you should do so by post.
Now, submit the application