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House to house collections Licence

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To carry out house-to-house collections for charitable purposes in Cheshire West and Chester you need a licence.

Eligibility criteria

Applications must be in the form prescribed by Cheshire West and Chester Council.

You must be a fit and proper person.

Regulation summary

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

Target completion

You can expect to be contacted by the Licensing Team within 14 days of receipt of your application.  We would normally expect to let you know our decision on your application within 30 days of receipt.

Apply online

Contact details

Licensing Team
Cheshire West and Chester Council
The Forum
Chester
CH1 2HS

Tel: 01244 977961, 977962 or 977965

Email: licensing2@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk

Failed application redress

Please contact Cheshire West and Chester Council in the first instance.

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

Please contact Cheshire West and Chester Council in the first instance.

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, Citizens Advice Consumer Service will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.

Public register or database

Trade associations

None