Service provided by Nottinghamshire County Council.
For changes in performing animals, please complete a new application.
An applicant must not have been disqualified from keeping animals or holding a registration for performing animals.
Please view the Performing Animals (Regulation) Act 1925. Training of animals for the military/police etc is exempt.
Application Evaluation Process
A visit will be undertaken before a licence is issued. Fees will be payable for applications and conditions will be attached.
Will Tacit Consent Apply?
No - you will not be able to exhibit or train performing animals unless you have a registration certificate. If you have not heard from Broxtowe Borough Council in a reasonable time scale you should contact us.
Failed Application Redress
Please contact us in the first instance. Any applicant who is refused a licence, or refused the renewal of a licence may appeal to the local magistrates' court.
Licence Holder Redress
Please contact Broxtowe Borough Council in the first instance. A licence holder who wishes to appeal against a condition can appeal to a local magistrates' court.
If you believe performing animals are being exhibited or trained without a registration you should contact Broxtowe Borough Council Copies of all registrations are kept by the Secretary of State and the person exhibiting or training the performing animal should retain a copy with them.
Licence holders may at any time apply to Broxtowe Borough Council for a variation of the terms, conditions or restrictions in their licence.
If an application for a variation is refused, or if the licence is revoked, the licence holder may appeal to the local magistrates' court.
A licence holder may also appeal to the crown court against a decision of a magistrates' court.
Prior to training or exhibiting performing animals you should contact us for advice.