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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.

Where to find help

Eligibility criteria

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.

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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 contact the below.

Public register or database

Trade associations

None.