Apply for street trading consent in the former Wycombe district area

Street trading is selling or offering for sale any article in the street.
For example, this could be:

  • a food stall
  • a catering van

To trade from any street in the former Wycombe district, you must apply for consent from us.

Where you can trade

There are a number of streets where street trading is not allowed.

Find out more in the Street trading guidance

Food businesses

All food businesses are legally required to register with us at least 28 days before their intended opening date.

Find out more about Registering a food business.

Pavement licence

To put removable tables and chairs on the public highway, you need to Apply for a pavement licence.

Fee

The street trading consent application fee is £144. We will contact you to ask for payment once we have received your application.

Application fees are subject to consultation with relevant agencies and the local community.

How to apply

You must be aged 18 or over and provide:

  • your name, address and date of birth
  • a plan showing the street and location of the pitch or the areas where you intend to trade
  • the days and times you plan to trade
  • descriptions of articles, things or services you intend to trade and any item that will be used in connection with the trading
  • written permission of the landowner if you plan to trade on private land

You cannot start trading until you have received consent in writing.

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Appeal the decision

If your application for a street trading consent is refused, you have a right of appeal. The appeal will be managed by an independent officer at a senior level within the Council who was not involved in your application.

Contact the licensing team