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Street collection licence

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To collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in Cheshire West and Chester, you need a street collection licence.

Where to find help

Eligibility criteria 

No provision in the legislation.

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 

Failed Application Redress 

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

Licence Holder Redress 

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

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 contact the below.

Public register or database

Trade associations 

None.