House to House Collections - Applying for a Licence

House-to-house Collections - Applying for a Licence
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

 

Torfaen County Borough Council's Regulations

Application Evaluation Process

No provision in the legislation

Does Tacit Approval 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.

Apply online

If you wish to apply for a house to house collection licence or change the details of an existing licence, visit gov.uk.

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.

Other Redress

E.g. about noise, pollution, etc. Also should one licence holder complain about another.

Trade Associations

None

Please Note - Torfaen County Borough Council (The Council) is under a duty to protect the public funds which it administers and to this end may use the information you provide within Torfaen County Borough Council for the prevention and detection of fraud. The Council may also share this information with other bodies administering or in receipt of public funds solely for these purposes. For further information, visit the National Fraud Initiative area of the website.

Last Modified: 05/12/2018
For more information contact:

Licensing

Tel: 01633 647284

Email: licensing@torfaen.gov.uk

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