Solicitor Permits

To apply for a permit you must come to the Police Department with valid identification.  Each person who will be soliciting must fill out an application with the following information:

  1. Company name, address and phone number

  2. A legal purpose

  3. Dates upon which the door-to-door activity will take place

  4. Location where the door-to-door activity will take place

The application must be signed by the Chief of Police.


A fee for such license shall be five dollars ($5.00) per day per person.


All persons who receive a permit to solicit door-to-door shall do so between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday through Saturday.


For further information, refer to Ordinance 711.02 or call the Independence Police Department Records Department at (216) 524-2380.