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Policy Street trading policy

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8. Appendix B - Applications for street trading consents in Seaton made by registered charities

The organising charity must apply in the usual manner using the charity street trading consent form

  1. Current charitable fees will be charged.
  2. A copy of the charity’s public liability insurance will be required.
    1. If the policy covers all people who may be trading at the event then no further action will be required.
    2. If the policy does not cover all people who may be trading at the event the organising charity will be required to ensure all traders have the necessary insurance.
  3. No photograph of the stalls will be required for charity street markets.
  4. Details of individual traders and numbers of stall should be provided with the application or as soon as possible before the event.
  5. A description of goods to be sold will be required for each stall. This information should be provided with the application or as soon as possible before the event.
  6. A street trading permit will be issued to the organising charity for the Esplanade to the organising charity.
  7. The licensing authority will maintain a light touch overview of the event.
  8. The organising charity will be responsible for the allocation of pitches and ensuring that all traders comply with any imposed conditions.

    Changes to policy, guidance and conditions

    Policy


    Policy 2.7
    "The appearance of associated equipment or structures shall be of good quality and the precise appearance of the facility shall be identified before consent is granted.”
  9. The organising charity will be responsible for ensuring compliance.
    Policy 2.9
    “The council will not permit trading unless the permit holder or people employed by them have a current insurance policy against public liability and third party risks. The minimum insurance cover shall be £2 million, and must cover the use of the permit holder’s vehicle, stall, barrow and any additional equipment under their control.”
  10. The organising charity will be responsible for ensuring compliance.
    Policy 2.15
    “Double pitches will only be issued in exceptional circumstances where demand for consents does not exceed the number of pitches available.”
  11. The organising charity shall be responsible for determining exceptional circumstances.

    Guidance


    4.3(b)
    Correctly completed applications consist of:
    b) A photograph of the stall/vehicle/barrow to be used.
  12. This will not apply to applications received from registered charities for charity street markets in Seaton.

    Conditions

    Condition 16
    “The permit holder or people employed by them shall not trade in or issue any glass items or vessels.”
  13. This condition will not apply to charity street markets in Seaton. The organising charity will be required to ensure that they are satisfied with the appropriateness in terms of public safety of any item offered for sale.

These measures only apply for events or street markets arranged and operated by registered charities in Seaton