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Street Collection Permit

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Anyone wishing to collect money or sell articles for charity or other purposes in the street must apply for a Street Collection Permit.
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How to Apply

All applications must be made by completing the Application for Street Collection Permit, no less than one month before the collection is to be held. In special circumstances, the authority may reduce this timescale. 

Permission must be sort from the landowner and written permission must be submitted with the application.


No Fee is Payable for Street Collections Permit.


Comply with the Street Collection Regulations

Collections must only be made in the area agreed by the authority and only on the day/s permitted.

No person under the age of sixteen will be permitted to act as a collector. All collection boxes must be sealed and must display the name of the charity or the fund in a prominent position.

Once the collection has taken place, a statement of return must be forwarded to the licensing division within one month. A qualified accountant or an independent person acceptable to the division must complete this.

Legislation and Conditions

Local Government Act 1972

Processing and Timescales

Application must be received one month prior to collection date.

Appeal/Redress mechanisms


Contact Details

  • By email:

  • By Phone: 01492 576626
    Monday to Friday 10.00am to 12:30pm

  • By post:

    Licensing Section
    PO Box 1
    LL30 9GN

Application for Street Collection Permit

Street Collection Regulations

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