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Application for Door-to-Door Solicitation


  1. 1. Instructions for Application
  2. 2. Application
  3. 3. Individual Solicitors
  4. 4. Acknowledgment and Signature
  • Instructions for Application

    1. Instructions to the Applicant

      All questions must be answered. A non-refundable permit fee must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office/Finance Department for each permit when issued. 

      Any person, corporation, partnership, association, or other entity already paying for a permit to the City of Sherwood shall be exempt from the additional permit fee. 

      No member or representative of a non-profit organization shall be required to pay any fee for a solicitor's permit. Adequate documentation must be submitted with this application to identify your organization as a non-profit group.

      Permits are valid until the end of the calendar year or until the permit is suspended or revoked. 

      Required documentation:

      • Name, address, and phone number of the solicitor
      • A copy of a photo identification card of the solicitor(s).
      • Name and address of the person, firm, or corporation for whom the solicitor is acting on behalf of.
      • The length of service of each solicitor with applicant firm.
      • The nature or character of the goods, wares, merchandise, or services to be offered by the solicitor.
      • A statement as to any convictions of felonies, or crimes of dishonesty, the date of said conviction(s), the nature of the offense, and the penalty assessed thereafter. 

      Failure to provide information could result in the denial of the solicitor's permit.

      Hours of Solicitation

      No solicitation or door knocking shall occur before daybreak or within 30 minutes of sundown.

      Solicitor's Permit Fees

      Upon approval of application, the requesting party shall pay the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each solicitor pursuant to Sherwood Ordinance 1598 schedule of license fees.