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The Environmental Health Section has a key role in enforcing and administrating a number of the licences that are issued by the Highland Council.
Environmental Health carries out the administration and enforcement functions for a wide range of licences, which come under the category of ‘Miscellaneous Licences’.
- Animal Boarding – Kennels & catteries
- Breeding of dogs
- Caravan Sites
- Dangerous Wild Animals
- Game Dealers
- Performing Animals
- Pet Shops
- Riding Establishments
- Safety at Sports Grounds
- Venison Dealers
Application forms are available to download in PDF format on the links opposite. Application forms or advice in connection with miscellaneous licensing can also be obtained by contacting your area Environmental Health Office
Completed applications should be submitted to your area Environmental Health Office.
If you wish to complain about a person undertaking one of these activities please contact your area Environmental Health Office
Civic Government Licences
Environmental Health is responsible for enforcement of a number of licences issued under the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982.
If you wish application forms, or advice on applying for a licence for one of the activities listed below please contact your area Corporate Services Office.
If you wish to complain about a person undertaking one of these activities please contact your area Environmental Health Office.
- Boat Hirers
- Houses in multiple occupation
- Indoor sports entertainment
- Late hours caterers
- Market Operators
- Metal Dealers
- Public entertainment
- Second-hand dealers
- Second-hand vehicle dealers
- Street Traders
- Taxis, private hire cars & drivers
- Window cleaners
Your local Licensing Board, administered by the Highland Council Corporate Services, deals with all applications for alcohol licences. For any general information on liquor licensing please contact your area Corporate Services Office.
Environmental Health is involved in issuing food hygiene certificates required for certain types of alcohol licensing. If you require a food hygiene certificate or wish advice on how to obtain one, please contact your area Environmental Health Office.
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