House to House Collections

To carry out house-to-house collections for charitable purposes in England and Wales you need a licence from the local authority.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications must be in the form prescribed by the local authority.

You must be a fit and proper person.

Regulation Summary

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process

No provision in the legislation

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the target completion period, which is 28 working days from the date your application is received by the Council.

Failed Application Redress

In the first instance please contact:

Licensing Section
Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall
Market Place
Ripley
Derbyshire
DE5 3BT

Tel:
01773 570222
E-mail: licensing@ambervalley.gov.uk

You have the right to appeal to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Appeals must be lodged within 14 days of the refusal.

Licence Holder Redress

In the first instance please contact:

Licensing Section
Amber Valley Borough Council
Town Hall
Market Place
Ripley
Derbyshire
DE5 3XE

Tel:
01773 570222
E-mail: licensing@ambervalley.gov.uk

You have the right to appeal to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Appeals must be lodged within 14 days of the decision.

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Register

The register can be viewed at the town hall during normal office hours:
09:00 - 16:30 (Mon-Fri)
10:00 - 16:30 (Wed)

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