If you are collecting money for a charity or holding an event for charity you will need to obtain the necessary permits and permissions.
A Street Collection is where you are collecting money for a charity or organisation in a public place.
Complete the street collections application form.
If you do not belong to the charitable organisation you want to collect for, you must send in a letter from the organisation with your application form. This letter must say that they agree to you collecting for them. Please check with us before you submit the form that the date you require is available, we will then make a provisional booking which will be held for 14 consecutive days, if we have not received your completed application form within that period the date wil be released to another organisation.
In the centre of Derby, you can only collect in one of the following areas:
You can apply for a permit for a street collection in any other area of the city.
Contact the Licensing Team to check availability of dates.
Within one month of the collection you must:
We will send you this form when the permit is issued.
If you raise more than £500.00 after reasonable expenses, you must advertise the proceeds from the collection in the local press.
You will need permission for events such as:
As well as informing us, you must contact:
If the street collection is to be held in the city centre, you should also contact Spacehire using email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01332 640848.
You must also contact Spacehire for permission for:
Shopping areas in the city are privately controlled and therefore we do not issue permits for these areas, you must contact the Intu Derby Centre Manager for permission on 01332 366383.
You must contact the Markets Officer for permission by email email@example.com
If you want to sell goods in the street you may need a street traders licence or consent. If you hold a licence or consent you will still need a street collection permit for any charity collections you wish to hold.
You will also need to contact Spacehire for permission to have a stall or exhibition. A fee is charged for these activities.
You can contact Spacehire by emailing them: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01332 640848.
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