Club premises certificate

Club premises certificate fees

The fee you will need to pay depends on the rateable value of your premises.

Rateable value Application fee Annual fee
£0 to £4,300 £100 £70
£4,301 to £33,000 £190 £180
£33,001 to £87,000 £315 £295
£87,001 to £125,000 £450 £320
£125,001 and over £635 £350

The application fee is £900 for premises with a rateable value of £87,001 to £125,000 if the premises is primarily or exclusively selling alcohol for consumption on the premises.

The application fee is £1,905 for premises with a rateable value of £125,001 and over if the premises is primarily or exclusively selling alcohol for consumption on the premises.

You need to pay and additional fee for events which will cater for more than 5,000 people. You can contact our Licensing team for detailed advice.

You will not need to pay a fee if you will not be selling alcohol or providing late night refreshment, and the premises is:

  • an educational institution
  • a church hall, chapel hall or similar building
  • a village hall, parish hall or similar building

Annual fees

Although you do not need to renew your licence each year, you will need to pay an annual fee. You will need to pay the fee on the same date as when we granted your licence.

We will send you a reminder letter about your fee. 

If you fail to make the payment, we may suspend your licence.

Paying your fees

This is our preferred method of payment. You can pay your fee online through GOV.UK.

Pay online

To pay your fee online you will need:

  • your debit or credit card
  • your reference number. You can find this on the reminder letter we send you
  • the amount you want to pay

Pay by phone

To pay your fee by phone toy need to email our Licensing team with:

  • your name
  • your daytime phone number
  • your reference number. You can find this on the reminder letter we send you
  • the amount you want to pay

We will telephone you within one working day to collect the payment. We will email you a receipt, after we have taken the payment.

Pay by post

You can send a cheque to our Licensing team to pay your fee.

You need to make your cheque payable to Braintree District Council, with your reference number clearly written on the reserve side.

Appeal a decision

You can appeal to the magistrates court within 21 days of our decision if you are:

  • an unsuccessful applicant
  • an objector

You can find more information on how to object a licence on GOV.UK

Licensing

Address: Causeway House
Bocking End
Braintree
Essex
CM7 9HB

Telephone: 01376 552525