Street trading licences
A street includes any road, footway or other area that is within seven metres of a road or footway and is not enclosed and to which the public have access without payment.
To apply for consent for street trading:
Read the. This contains the conditions under which you will have to operate, and the lists of prohibited and consent streets.
Choose a consent street on which to trade.
Seek planning permission on your chosen consent street from our planning department, who will be able to inform you of the costs involved.
Once planning permission is granted a period of consultation will occur with external parties. At this stage you must:
Provide 2 passport photographs.
Provide evidence of public liability insurance.
Send all these to the Environmental Health and Licensing Services along with the current licence fee.
If the proposal is refused then the annual fee for street trading consent, less an administrative fee of £10.00, will be refunded.
This process will take at least three months to complete.
For further advice and guidance please call our customer service team on 01483 505050.