Charitable street collections
No collection, other than a collection taken at a meeting in the open air, shall be made in any street or public place within the South Somerset District, unless a promoter has obtained a permit from the Council.
- The application for a permit needs to be made in writing no later than one month before the date of the proposed collection.
- No collection shall be made other than on the day and between the hours stated in the permit.
- We may, in granting a permit, limit the collection to streets or public places, or such parts thereof, as we think fit.
- No person may assist or take part in any collection without the written authority of a promoter.
Any person authorised under the paragraph above must be able to produce such written authority for inspection when requested to do so by our Officers or any constable.Apply for a Charitable Street Collection Permit