Peddlers, Transient Merchants & Solicitors

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 and Solicitor Permit Application can be downloaded or obtained at City Hall (309 Lewis Avenue S) as well as the Peddlers, Transient Merchant and 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.

Check Solicitor Registration

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.