From Newport City Council

How to apply

There is more than one online form available for this licence:

  1. Application for a licence to operate a zoo
  2. Notification to operate a zoo

1. Application for a licence to operate a zoo

To run a zoo in England, Scotland and Wales, you need a licence from the local authority. PLEASE CONTACT NEWPORT CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS YOUR APPLICATION FIRST -BEFORE MAKING YOUR APPLICATION ON LINE at trading.standards@newport.gov.uk You must first complete a notification that you intend to apply and also publish a notice in a local newspaper as well as a national paper. Two months after the notification you can apply.You may also require planning permission for a zoo.

Apply online

2. Notification to operate a zoo

To run a zoo in England, Scotland and Wales, you need a licence from the local authority. PLEASE CONTACT NEWPORT CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS YOUR APPLICATION FIRST -BEFORE MAKING YOUR APPLICATION ON LINE at trading.standards@newport.gov.uk You must first complete a notification that you intend to apply and also publish a notice in a local newspaper as well as a national paper. Two months after the notification you can apply.You may also require planning permission for a zoo.

Apply online

The issuing authority for this licence is Newport City Council (change location)

You can contact them using the details below.

Civic Centre

Newport
NP20 4UR