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Zoo licence

To operate a zoo in County Durham you must first obtain a licence from us to do so.

The law is changing - please contact us to enquire about applying for a licence, and to find out if you are eligible to apply.

Current applications, concerns and complaints

If you require any further information or advice regarding your application, have concerns regarding an existing zoo, or in the event of a complaint, please contact us.

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In partnership with

  • EUGO
Contact us
Animal health
03000 261 016
Our address is:
  • Community Protection
  • Durham County Council
  • PO Box 617
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 9HZ