In order to obtain a Solicitor Permit, the following information needs to be turned in:
- Application for Certificate of Registration for Residential Soliciting
- Two photographs of the applicant of appropriate size (approximately 2″ x 2″)
- A copy of Driver License
- Application Fee ($25)
- Fee for WebCheck BCI fingerprint services ($35 when completed at Whitehouse Police Department)
The permit application and attachments must be turned in no less than five nor more than fifteen days prior to the commencement of the canvassing, solicitation, or peddling. A separate application must be filled out for each individual that will be canvassing, soliciting or peddling.
If the application is approved, a certificate of registration/solicitor’s permit will be issued. The permit is good for a period of six months.
Any person canvassing, soliciting, or peddling for purposes set forth in Section 731.01 of the Codified Ordinances shall do so only between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday, with the exception that none of these activities shall be permitted at any time on any State or National Holiday.
For more information regarding regulations for residential canvassing, soliciting and peddling see Chapter 731 of the Village of Whitehouse Codified Ordinances.