Street collection licence

To collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in England or Wales, you require a street collection licence from your local council. View a summary of the regulation relating to this licence.

Eligibility criteria

No provision in the legislation

Application forms

Use the links below for the following online application forms.

You can download a PDF forms using the following links.

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.

The target completion periods are (from the date your application is received by the Council) 21 working days in the case of an application to licence a street collection and 7 working days for the supply of a return

Failed application redress

In the first instance please contact:

Licensing Section, Amber Valley Borough Council, Town Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3BT
Telephone: 01773 570222
Email: licensing@ambervalley.gov.uk

Licence Holder Redress

In the first instance please contact:

Licensing Section, Amber Valley Borough Council, Town Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3BT
Telephone: 01773 570222
Email: licensing@ambervalley.gov.uk

Other redress

E.g. about noise, pollution, etc. Also should one licence holder complain about another.

Register

The register can be viewed at the town hall during normal office hours.

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 841604 or email licensing@ambervalley.gov.uk