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Street trading

Apply and pay for a street trading licence online

Before you apply

You must read the guidance and fee information below for the council you are applying to.

Once you have read this information, you can make your application online. The form will tell you which documents you'll need to have ready:

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Street trading in the Lewes district

If you want to sell, expose or offer for sale any article (including a living thing) within a 'consent area' then you must hold a Street Trading Consent issued to you by this authority.

Lewes district consent areas include certain roads and precincts within Lewes, Newhaven, Falmer, A26 and A27. You can download maps indicating which areas require street trading (marked in blue on each map) below.

Before making an application please read the following documents, which you can also download below:

  • street trading policy
  • application guidance, and 
  • the appendices and conditions

Please note street trading applications for Seaford are dealt with by Seaford Town Council

Street trading fees in Lewes district

Individual traders

Application fee: £26.25 plus the daily, weekly or annual fee below:

  • Daily stall fee: £10.50
  • Weekly stall fee: £78.75
  • Annual stall fee: £498.75

Market operators

  • Annual fee: £498.75 plus the £26.25 application fee

How to pay

If you need to pay a fee for your licence, we now take this online as part of your application.

Public register of licences

You can find a list of all licences that we have granted in our Public register of licences 

Complaints

Street trading in Eastbourne

Eastbourne Borough Council regulates street trading in the borough. Before starting a street trading application, please download and read the policy and guidance below. An application usually takes around six weeks to process.

Street trading fees in Eastbourne 

The fees for street trading consent are:

Application fee: £26.25 plus the daily, weekly or annual fee below:

  • Daily rate: £31.50
  • Weekly rate: £183.75 inside the Town Centre Zone
  • Annual rate: £498.75 for traders outside of the Town Centre Zone

Market operators

  • Annual fee: £498.75 plus the £26.25 application fee

How to pay

If you need to pay a fee for your licence, we now take this online as part of your application.

Street trading prohibited streets

Please note, street trading is prohibited on the seafront promenade and beach up to high tide unless it is part of a pre-arranged event we have authorised.

Street trading is also prohibited on all A roads and roads where the speed limit is anything over 30 miles per hour, including:

  • A2021 - Willingdon Roundabout to Seaside
  • A2040 - Upperton Road to Bedfordwell Road
  • A22 - Lottbridge Roundabout to Borough boundary
  • A2270 - Borough boundary to The Goffs
  • A2280 - Rodmill Roundabout to Lottbridge Roundabout
  • A2290 - Seaside Roundabout to Lottbridge Roundabout
  • A259 - Borough Boundary (East Dean) to Borough Boundary (Pevensey Bay)

Public register of licences

You can find a list of all licences that we have granted in our Public register of licences 

Complaints