Trading standards

We aim to improve life for local people by supporting business, helping consumers and tackling unfair and unsafe trading practices.

In this section you can find out more about us, what we do and how we can help you. There is also information on animal health matters and food standards issues, and advice for businesses.

Consumer advice and enquiries

The Citizens Advice Consumer Service provides telephone advice and support to consumers in Derbyshire. They are the first point of contact for all consumer queries and work in partnership with Derbyshire County Council's Trading Standards Service. For details of how to contact them please visit the Consumer Advice section of the website.

Food alerts

For the latest news and advice from the Food Standards Agency (FSA), please visit our food alerts and warnings pages.


If you would like information and advice on licensing issues, including fireworks, poisons, petroleum and animal movement licences to download, please visit the Licences section of the website.

Do it online

We have a number of forms which you can you can fill in online. You can:

Also on our website

Information on other websites


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