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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Licence - car boot sales

Service outline:

Under Section 37 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982:

  • the operators of temporary markets/car boot sales; and 
  • any occupier of land who intends to permit the land to be used as the site of a temporary market or car boot sale,

is required to give the Council not less than one months notice of any intended market/sale. 

Such notices should be sent to the Council's legal section at the Council Offices and marked for the attention of the Legal Services Manager.

A person who holds a temporary market, or permits land occupied by him/her to be used as the site of a temporary market, without giving the requisite notice will be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine of up to £2,500.

Further Information

Key contacts

Contact: Ribble Valley Borough Council

Telephone: 01200 425111

Fax: 01200 414432

Ribble Valley Borough Council, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, BB7 2RA

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