Apply for a pet shop licence to Eastbourne Borough Council

Important notice

Legislation on animal welfare licensing has changed

Go to our Changes to animal welfare licensing page for full details on how you can apply or re-apply for a licence under the new regulations. This includes:

  • information for current licence holders
  • links to government guidelines on the new legislation - The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018
  • details about the new ratings system, standards and licence duration
  • licence conditions
  • our fees
  • 'Selling of animals as pets' licence application forms for both Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough councils 

Data Protection

For information and your rights on how the councils use your personal information, please read our PDF licensing privacy notice.