Solicitors Permits

Canvassing / Door-to-Door Solicitation

View the complete ordinance Chapter 739.

A permit is required for any person who attempts to make personal contact with a resident at his or her residence without prior specific invitation or appointment from the resident, for the purpose of:

  • Seeking to obtain orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or services, for either present or future delivery;
  • Seeking to obtain subscriptions to books, magazines, periodicals, and newspapers;
  • Taking of a poll or census by any person, firm, or corporation other than governmental body or agency thereof.

Permit Fees: $50 - six month permit

Completed applications submitted for approval to the Chief of Police must include:

  1. Solicitation Application
  2. Tax Questionnaire
  3. Two current photographs of the applicant (approximately 2 by 2 inches)
  4. Current fingerprint-based civilian background check (webcheck). See webcheck locations.