A Temporary Road Closure Order is needed for any event which may stop the flow of traffic on the public highway within the Bolsover District, for example, Galas, Parades, Christmas Markets, Fun Runs, etc. The orders are made by us following consultation with Derbyshire County Council and the relevant emergency services.
Applications need to be submitted at least three calendar months before the date of the event and accompanied by a detailed plan showing the length of roads to be closed and the diversion route. An application can be made using the Temporary Road Closure application form, there are also conditions outlined by Derbyshire County Council that need to be adhered to.
Please submit your application direct to:
Rebecca Rowley, Legal Support Officer
Telephone: 01246 242428
You can keep up to date with the latest planned and active road closures across Derbyshire.
From the 1st October 2018, The Animal Welfare (licensing of Activities Involving animals) (England) Regulations 2018 came into effect.
A copy of the legislation can be found below
Licences for the following activities will be needed when carried out as a business with the exception of breeding. All activities will be assessed as to whether they need a licence. If you are unsure if you need a licence please contact Environmental Health. If you are trading illegally and then apply for a licence then this may impact on the consideration of your application.
- Selling Animals as Pets
- Providing or Arranging for the Provision of Boarding of Cats or Dogs Which includes:-
- Cat boarding
- Kennel Boarding for Dogs
- Home Boarding for Dogs
- Day Care Boarding for Dogs
- Hiring Out Horses For Riding or Instruction in Riding
- Breeding Dogs
- Keeping or Training Animals For Exhibition
If you have a licence
If you have an existing valid licence, you don’t need to renew it until it expires. The application process does take 10 weeks so if you do not want a break in your licence term then you must apply at least 10 weeks prior to your current licence expiring.
If you have a dog boarding licence and also look after dogs in the day, you will need to obtain a licence for this activity too if the operation is different to the home boarding operation. I suggest you talk to your Officer.
If you have a performing animals licence, you’ll have to apply for one by 1st April 2019, even if your old one hasn’t expired by that date.
If you don’t have a licence or you need a new one
Application forms are available at the following locations and are activity specific. Each application form has an accompanying guidance document you will need to download and read and also the appropriate fees that need to accompany the application are also available.
The licence holder must be a named person who is not disqualified from holding a licence in accordance with the requirements of regulation 11 of the regulations. A person cannot apply for a licence if they have previously had a licence revoked under the Regulations or is disqualified from keeping an animal under any other legislation.
Application Forms and Fees
The following documents are application forms which are activity specific, and appropriate fees. Please note home boarding licences and day care licences are to be submitted on the animal boarding application. Licences for home boarding and day care cannot be run at the same premises.
|Animal boarding form||Breeding and sale of dogs|
|Dangerous wild animals||Hiring out horses|
|Licensing of activities and fees involving animals||Performing animals|
Guidance documents specific to each activity can be found at the links below.
For a copy of the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 and associated guidance documents for the relevant licensable Activities please see the table below.
Public registers for animal licences
|Animal boarding list||Animal breeding list|
|DWA list||Pet shops|
|Riding establishments list|
A charitable collection must not be held in any street or public place in Bolsover District without a street collection permit issued by us. Applications (264kb) should be made at least one month before the proposed date of the collection. The collection is subject to regulations relating to such matters as the minimum age of collectors and the safeguarding and auditing of proceeds.
Any person wishing to make an appeal to members of the public by means of a collection for charitable purposes, by way of house to house visits (including places of business, such as public houses) requires a licence (197kb) issued by us.
Certain charities holding Home Office Exemption Orders do not need a licence but must notify us of the collection dates and the specific areas to be covered by the collection.
All collectors must wear a badge which is obtained from The Stationary Office. The Stationary Office can be contacted by telephone on 0870 6005522 or their address is: TSO Ltd, Post Cash Department, PO Box 29, Norwich, NR3 1GM
Following the charitable collection the organiser must submit a return (26kb) to us that details the amount collected and all expenses incurred. This return must be submitted wihin 3 months of the end of the collection. There is no charge for the notification.