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Apply for a street trading licence (general)

  • About the data you will provide in this form
    You will be asked to enter your name, address, contact and other details as part of this online form – this is classed as your personal data. We will process the data you provide in this form to provide you with consent to trade in the district and to enable us to routinely inspect you and to enable us to respond to any complaints. The law allows us to process your personal data to perform a task in the public interest or to exercise official duty/authority. If you wish to trade on a consented street within the Lichfield District then you are legally required to provide information to us. If you do not we will be unable to provide you with consent you and you will be unable to legally trade within the district.
  • Will we share your data?
    The data you provide will be automatically stored in our content management system (CMS) for up to seven days, after which it will be cleansed from our CMS. It will also be shared with our environmental health team, and with Trading Standards and Highways (Staffordshire County Council), the Police, West Midlands Ambulance Service, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue and the members of the Safety Advisory Group who perform regulatory functions. It may also be shared with our health and safety, insurance, legal and finance teams as appropriate. If payment is not made/remains outstanding, your details may also be shared with our corporate recovery team, and external enforcement agents, collection agents and/or Her Majesties court service as appropriate.
  • How long will we store your data?
    Your personal data will be stored whilst you are consented to trade, and for up to twelve months after your consent expires, after which point it will be deleted from our systems.
  • Your rights in brief
    You have the following rights: a right of access to your information, a right to correct inaccurate information, a right to restrict our processing of your data, and a right to have your personal data erased.
  • Any questions or concerns?
    If you any questions, please email our data protection officer at in the first instance, or if you have concerns about the way we have processed your personal data, please contact the Information Commissioner (ICO)

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Phone our contact centre: 01543 308 000
District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6YY

If you need to contact a team direct, please visit our contacts page for team phone numbers and email addresses.

Opening times

Our main reception at Frog Lane in Lichfield is open Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm. Our phone lines close at 5pm.