Peddlers, Transient Merchants & Solicitors

Peddlers, Transient Merchants & Solicitors

Solicition Pemits 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.