Direct Sellers in Residential Neighborhoods

Application


Obtain a Application for Canvasser, Solicitor, and Peddler's License and information from the City's Code of Ordinances at the City Secretary's Office in City Hall.

Application Requirements


Please arrive at the City Secretary's Office with the following:
  1. Completed application for Canvasser, Solicitor, and Peddler's License.
  2. Required fees listed in the table below.
  3. Three letters of recommendation from Harris County homeowners or out-of-town homeowners.
  4. If obtaining a food permit, a Harris County Health Department medallion must be provided.

Fees

Type Fee Details
License Fee
$75 Annual license runs from January to December
Surety Bond
$2,000  
Solicitor's Badges
$2 This badge must be worn by each solicitor going door-to-door. This fee is also refundable if the applicant does not qualify as a City solicitor.