A permit is not required if the collection is to take place on private land.
Street collections are free and anyone can apply providing they are over 16 years of age.
Applications must be in the form prescribed by Rutland County Council and should be made at least 28 days in advance of the proposed collection.
Applications should be accompanied by the following:
A return form must be completed following the collection and returned to the Council. This form will be sent to you once your application form has been received or you can download a Return Form
Busking is not illegal and some councils create byelaws or rules you must observe, such as:
Rutland County Council has no byelaws controlling busking, but it would be advisable to follow the above points.
Children under 14 aren’t allowed to busk.
Application for Permit to Make a Street Collection
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