No one under 16 is to be issued a permit or allowed to be a helper.
Main requirement: a valid picture ID and full OSBI background check.
Business must maintain a C+ or better on the BBB.
Applicant must have City Clerk approval before permit can be issued. If the applicant is going to be selling goods or merchandise at a fixed location, they will also need the Planning Department's approval.
If the applicant is going to be setting up an overhead tent or structure, they will also have to get a Certificate of Occupancy from Community Development.
Restrictions Sec. 32-25
No prorated amounts. A peddler is any person who travels from house to house or place to place carrying goods or merchandise for sale, or anyone selling goods or merchandise at a fixed location
Veterans and Nonprofit organizations are exempt from the fee, but they are still required to get a permit. However, nonprofit organizations can only have a permit for 15 days out of the calendar year. [Sec. 32-3(b)]
Peddlers, who operate from a fixed location, shall not be permitted to renew the permit or operate from the same location for a period six months. (Sec. 32-28.1)
Entitled to Helpers
Each permit fee shall be entitled to a helper(s), but each additional helper other than the allowed shall pay a fee of $50 (for 90 days), or $25 (for 45 days). Each helper shall have to make application and have approval from the required departments.
All permits shall expire on December 31st or the last day of June.