Application for a licence to operate a zoo from Lewes District Council
Step 1 of 4 Complete the application form
First, download the form
Right-click the link below and select the 'Save' option
Next, fill in the application form on your computer
To edit the form you'll need a recent version of Adobe Reader.
Open the form using Adobe Reader instead of your web browser.
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.
Before you apply...
There's a £590.00 fee.
You'll need a debit or credit card.
You'll need to provide copies of the following:
- Notice of intention published in press
- Notice of intention displayed at site
- Stock list
- Plan showing proposed layout of the zoo
- Planning Permission
- Animal accommodation plan
- Entrances and exits plan
- Public liability insurance certificate
- Employer's liability 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 can't provide electronic versions you can still apply online, but you'll need to send in copies by post. We'll give you the address and reference number once you've completed the application.
Now, submit the application