Street trading consent fees are being waived in a bid to support events and festivals in the coming months, the leader of Lichfield District Council has confirmed.

The fee removal will apply to general street traders and those taking part in special events until March 2022.

Cllr Doug Pullen, leader of the council, said: 

Doug Pullen

“Businesses of all shapes and sizes have faced difficult conditions over the past two years, and we are trying to assist as many sectors as we can.

“We know Lichfield district is an entrepreneurial place, so by removing street trading consent fees we will hopefully give these micro-businesses a boost over the coming months.”

Cllr Doug Pullen, Lichfield District Council

Street trading licences will still be required by traders but no licence fees will be charged. More information is available at www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/street-trading-licences.

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3 Comments

  1. BRILLIANT
    This is great street trading market trading announcement. street traders markets got no support from covid a little
    Means alot street trading seems last!! shops got vat releaf and bounce back help

    Reduced rates and fancy loans
    Thankyou But tourists just need a reason for visiting lichfield
    And return I care
    John a resident that wants to work where I live. A trader well done LDC

  2. Great news doug also I would
    thank Reba Danson Senior Licensing Officer Lichfield District
    Council her experience brings to us in lichfield
    Everything helps after covid buisness losses.
    Thank you Reba and team.
    And all.
    John.

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