Information on council copyright, the circumstances when the council's information can be re-used and how it can be re-used.

About copyright and re-use licensing

  • Re-use includes making multiple copies, publishing and issuing copies to the public.
  • Re-use also includes combining council information with other sources either as a whole or through extracts.
  • It covers both non-commercial and commercial activity.

Request permission for re-use

Send your request to:

  • Information Access Team
  • Address Governance & Democratic Services, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2TG
  • Email

Policies and procedures

How the council will exercise its rights to licence re-use under copyright legislation and comply with the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005 can be found in our Licensing the Re-use of Council Information Policy

How the re-use licensing process works in the council and how your requests will be processed can be found in our Licensing the Re-use of Council Information Procedure

Allowing non-commercial re-use of some council documents can be found in our Non-commercial Sharing Licence

Licensing any re-use that is granted through the re-use application process can be found in our Standard re-use licence