To carry out house-to-house collections for charitable purposes in England and Wales you need a licence from the local authority. Within the Selby district this is Selby District Council.
A summary of the regulation relating to this licence
House to House Collection Act 1939 - Guidelines - pdf
House to House Collections Act 1939 - Exemptions
House to House - Application Form
House to House - Returns Form
List of Approved Collections within the Selby District
Will Tacit Authorisation 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, 14 days.
Failed Application Redress
Please contact Selby District Council 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 Selby District Council 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.
Please see our Public Registers page with regards to viewing registers.
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made to us - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If this is insufficient, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre. To find out further information please contact our Licensing Section using our Online Enquiry Form.