Solicitors, Canvassers and Peddlers

Collectively known as "Peddlers" or "Peddler"

Who is considered a Peddler?

Any person who, resident or not traveling by foot, wagon, bicycle, any type of motor vehicle, or any type of conveyance going place to place, homes, businesses or streets, public or private, who offers or attempts to offer for sale any item of goods, wares and merchandise or service for present or future delivery, or any person selling any product on a temporary basis for any area outside a building within the city.

Below are some of the most common peddlers, however peddlers are not limited to the following:

  • Solar Panel Companies

  • Pest Control Companies

  • Alarm and Internet Companies

  • Vacuum Companies

phone sale man

generic sales man

solar sales


  • Must obtain a city Business License

  • Must obtain a Peddlers Permit

  • Must provide valid drivers license or ID

  • Background check, preformed by city staff

Rules and Regulations:

  • Must wear sponsor business ID at all times

  • Must carry the Peddlers Permit and Business License

  • Only solicit between the hours of 9am and 7pm (not at any time on Sunday)

  • Entering a subdivision or private property with a clear posting of "no soliciting" is prohibited

Do you need a Business License and Peddlers Permit?

Complete the Business License Information Sheet and Peddlers Permit Application and email to

If you have questions, comments or complaints regarding Peddlers please contact Heather Towner or the Non-Emergency Police Department at 864-848-2151.