Block Consent

Please read our information about street trading and our street trading policy before applying.

If you're an event organiser and you're making a block application for an event where multiple traders attend then you'll need to complete an online application form and attach the following information:

  • A map of the trading site. The map should clearly identify the proposed site position by marking the site boundary with a red line. The map should include the nearest residential and commercial properties to the trading site. The map should show the location of all trading pitches.
  • A copy of the certificate of insurance that covers the street trading activity for third party and public liability risks with an appropriate level of cover (minimum cover level of £2,000,000).

We'll need these documents before we can accept your application. Please ensure you have them saved to you device ready to attach to you online application form. You will not be able to submit your online application without the above documents being attached.

  • You will need to submit details of all the traders who will be at the event, this can be included when completing the initial block street trading application. If you do not have all of these details at the time of application, you will need to complete a separate traders list 14 days before the event. 


There is no fee payable for a street trading consent. You will however need to make sure you have permission of the land owner and they may make a charge for hire of the land.

If the land where you want to trade is owned by East Devon District Council then you'll need to complete a use of EDDC land form and pay any land hire fee due.

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