Freedom of information response

Environmental Health & Licensing related charged for services

Publication date: 
Thursday 30 July 2020
Request: 
  1. Does your Local Authority provide charged for non-statutory Environmental Health & Licensing related services to the public and / or businesses?
  1. If you have answered yes to question 1, please provide a list of the non-statutory services which you offer to the public and/or businesses. Please also provide the equivalent hourly rate(s) you charge for each of the above-mentioned services? If a service has a bespoke element to the chargeable rate please provide an averaged figure.
  1. Has your Local Authority, or anyone on behalf of your Local Authority, set up a Company to provide non-statutory Environmental Health & Licensing related services to the public? If so, please provide details of the Company name(s) and website(s).
  1. Does your Environmental Health Service (or equivalent) provide chargeable services to other departments within your Local Authority? If so, please provide details of services and the chargeable hourly rate.
  1. How long have these charged for services been operating
  1. What level (£) of income have these services brought into the Council in the last 4 years?
Response: 
  1. Yes  
  2. Swimming pool testing £50 per sample.

UAS (Drone) filming and surveying services £50 per hour, per officer (normally 2 officers minimum for the flight plus preparation and post-processing time).

  1. No
  2. Yes

UAS (Drone) filming and surveying services £50 per hour, per officer (normally 2 officers minimum for the flight plus preparation and post-processing time).

  1. Pool sampling                from 2009

UAS Services                from Sept 2018

  1. Pool sampling                 £15,700 over 4 years, 04 2016 to 04 2020,

UAS Services                £650 over 2 years, 09 2018 to 04 2020

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Request reference:
FOI 10088