Solicitation Permits are required for any person, organization or corporation desiring to sell a product door to door or solicit donations within the city limits. Temporary business merchants must also obtain a permit. The fee for obtaining a solicitation permit is $100. This is a processing fee is non-refundable in the event the permit is denied. The permit is valid for the calendar year in which it was issued.
The Peddlers, Transient Merchant & Solicitor Permit Application can be downloaded or obtained at City Hall as well as the Peddlers, Transient Merchant & Solicitor Ordinance. Complete the form and return to City Hall with your payment. Upon receipt, staff will conduct the required background checks and make a recommendation to the City Council at a regularly scheduled meeting. Upon Council approval, staff will issue the permit.
To check if a solicitor is registered with the City, feel free to request a copy of their city approved permit or call City Hall (952) 955-2681.