Apply for a street trading licence

If you want to sell in the street you must apply for a street trading licence in the area where you wish to sell.

Street trading licences are not issued in the North Dorset area.

I don't know my area

If you don't know which area you need to apply to, select it on the map and the area will be displayed.

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It is illegal to put up signs or stalls to sell something on the public highway (including grass verges).Trading as a news vendor or delivery rounds man, or on premises used as a shop or petrol filling station isn't street trading.

If you are selling food items you may need to register as a food business.