Street collection permit

We are currently experiencing a large number of telephone calls into the service with queries.

If you need to contact us, at the moment we would appreciate an email setting out your enquiry. For general licensing matters, the email address is

If you still feel you need to leave a telephone answer message, please note that we will prioritise your call and may not be able to respond to you if your enquiry could be resolved by visiting the website.

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.


Other events that require permission

You must also contact Spacehire for permission for:

  • direct debit collections
  • busking.

Permission for collecting in the Intu Derby Shopping Centre

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.

Permission for collecting in the Market Hall

You must contact the Markets Officer for permission by email

Permission for selling goods in the street

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 or by telephoning 01332 640848.

The Licensing Team is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy when you use our services.  Please view Licensing Team Privacy Notices for further information.  Printed copies are available on request.


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Monday 9am to 12.45pm
Tuesday 9am to 12.45pm
Wednesday 9am to 12.45pm
Thursday 9am to 12.45pm
Friday 9am to 12.45pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Contact details

Post address:
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Phone: 01332 641951
Minicom: 01332 640666
Fax: 01332 643299
Licensing Team
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street