Licences and street trading

Welcome to Licensing Hyndburn Borough Council is responsible for several areas of Licensing designed to protect public safety and promote public confidence in activities that may otherwise be open to exploitation. Contact the service as follows ...

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Street Collection Licences

It is illegal to hold a street collection to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes without obtaining a street collection licence from the Council. A street collection permit is needed to hold a public...

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House to House Collections

A permit is required to undertake a ‘house to house’ collection, under the House to House Collections Act 1939. Whereas street collection permits are normally issued to cover a period of one or two days, a house to house collection...

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Scrap Metal Licensing

There have been some recent changes introduced by the government to regulate the scrap metal sector. The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 has replaced the previous registration system for scrap metal dealers created by the 1964 Scrap Metal Dealers...

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