For fees and charges relating to the below licences, please refer to the ETE Schedule of fees and charges.

Explosives licensing

You can apply for or renew an explosive storage license by post using the printable pdf below. Please send it with the appropriate payment to Trading Standards, Cambridgeshire County Council, PO Box 450, Great Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6ZR.

Application for an explosives storage licence

Apply for a new explosive storage licence or renew a licence.

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General information and guidance on explosives licensing can be found on the Health and Safety Executive website. What to do in the case of refusals, revocations and appeals can also be found on the Health and Safety Executive website here.

Cambridgeshire County Council also has produced some guidelines for explosives licensing and firework storage below. If you need further information please see the British Pyrotechnics Association website.

Fireworks Storage Guidance

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Explosives licensing guidance with fees


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Performing animal registration licensing

General information on performing animal registration can be found on the GOV.UK website and information on the UK legislation governing the use of performing animals in the UK can be found on the website. Defra have also produced a guide summarising the guidance and legislation covering pet welfare and animal cruelty here.

To apply for a Certificate of Registration for exhibition or Training of Performing Animals, please fill in the application form below and return with the appropriate fee to:  Trading Standards, Cambridgeshire County Council, PO Box 450, Great Cambourne, Cambridge CB23 6ZR.

Petroleum storage certification

Apply for a new petroleum storage certificate

Payment of annual petroleum storage certification fee

Notify a change of person keeping petroleum

General information on petroleum storage can be found on the Health and Safety Executive website or the websites of trade associations - Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration and Petrol Retailers Association.

Registration of animal feed businesses

Register for feed hygiene

Information on feed hygiene can be found on the Food Standards Agency website or the websites of trade associations - Agricultural Industries Confederation and Red Tractor Assurance Scheme. Further information on the Feed (Hygiene and Enforcement) Regulations 2005 can be found on the website.

Also please see our guidance note below on animal feed registration.


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Safety of sports ground certification

Information on safety of sports grounds and event safety can be found on the Health and Safety Executive website. The relevant legislation is the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 which can be found on the website. The Sports Grounds Safety Authority have also produced a guidance booklet on sport ground safety - The Green Guide. Further advice can be sought from the Football Safety Officers Association.

Sportsgrounds Certificates

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Sportsgrounds Safety Advisory Policy

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Weighbridge operator certificates

Apply to begin the certification process

Information on weighbridge operator certificates can be found on the GOV.UK website. The relevant legislation is the Weights and Measures Act 1985 which can be found on the website.

Cambridgeshire Weighbridge Operator's Training Pack

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Weighbridge list

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For enquiries or more information on any of the above, please contact [email protected] or telephone 0345 045 5206.

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