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Public Charitable House to House Collections

Public Charitable House to House Collections                  Free

 

You may now apply online for a Charitable House to House Collection

 

If you prefer you can download our current House to House Application and Guidelines, please click on the link below

Please click here to download the House to House Guidance Notes

Please click here to download the House to House Application Form

Please click here to download the House to House Licence Conditions

Please click here to download the House to House Returns Form

 

If you would like to receive an application form by post, please use the link below which will generate a request with your requirements.

Request Form

 

A list of authorised House to House Collections in the Borough is available here.

 

Licence summary

To carry out house-to-house collections for charitable purposes in England and Wales you need a licence from the local authority 

Eligibility Criteria 

Applications must be in the form prescribed by the local authority.

You must be a fit and proper person.

Regulation Summary 

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

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 of 10 working days.

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Apply online for a Charitable House to House Collection

 

Failed Application Redress

Please contact your Local Authority 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 your Local Authority 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, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre

Other Redress

None

Trade Associations

None