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Street Collections

If you want to collect money or sell articles for charity, you need to complete an online application for permit to make a street collection or sale. You will be prompted to login or create a new account if you do not have one at present.

Applications should be made at least two weeks before the date of the collection. There is no charge for a street collection permit.

  • This applies to both organisations and individuals.
  • Only one cash collection is permitted in the town centre at any one time.
  • Collections are permitted every day in Tenterden and only on a Friday or Saturday in Ashford.
  • A charity can only apply for one date within a six-month period.

Once your collections has taken place, you need to complete a form of statement [PDF] 112KB and send to licensing, detailing how much was collected.

 

Please Email licensing if you have any further questions.

Frequently Asked Questions


+ How many times can I hold a street collection?

The same charity is only permitted to collect twice a year.

+ What happens after the collection?

You need to complete a form of statement (above) and send to licensing, detailing how much was collected.