Peddlers & Solicitors License

City Code Section 16-336 requires that anyone going door-to-door in Golden Valley to fundraise or sell a product or service must carry a City-issued license on them at all times and wear a City-issued ID card (see below). 

Those going door-to-door to distribute literature but who aren’t selling anything, asking for donations, or engaging the homeowner in conversation, do not need a license but must still abide by City rules and regulations for other peddlers and solicitors.

  1. City-Issued ID Cards
  2. "No Solicitors Or Peddlers" Signs

Solicitor ID exampleID cards issued by the City must be clearly displayed on a front outer garment.

The ID cards include the solicitor's name, organization/company, and photo as well as dates the permit is valid.

 If the solicitor is not wearing an ID card, ask to see it. If no card can be produced, call 911 to report an unlicensed solicitor and provide your address so police can follow up.

Obtaining A License

Anyone in Golden Valley planning to go door-to-door to fundraise or sell a product or service must first apply for a peddlers and solicitors license (City Code Section 16-336). Peddlers and solicitors must wear a City-issued ID card and have the license on them at all times.

Those who go door-to-door to distribute literature but who aren’t selling anything, asking for donations, or engaging the homeowner in conversation, do not need a license.

  1. Rules & Regulations
  2. Exemptions
  3. Fee
  4. To Apply
  5. Disclaimer