Solicitor's Permit

A solicitor’s permit is required for any person wishing to peddle, sell, solicit, canvass, or take orders for any services, wares, merchandise, or goods, or any article of value including, but not limited to:
  • Amusement park or event tickets
  • Any public place
  • Articles for future delivery
  • Books
  • Firewood
  • Flowers
  • From door to door within the city
  • Magazines
  • Novelties
  • On a sidewalk, greenbelt, or parkway
  • Painting house numbers on streets
  • Paintings
  • Photographs
  • Plants
You must first acquire a permit before engaging in these activities. To obtain a solicitor’s permit, please call 210-651-7806, or send an email.

Fees
Code
Description
Fee
18-135(a) Permit fees for peddler's or solicitor's permits:

One-day permit (temporary)   $10

30-day permit $50

Annual permit (calendar year) $150
18-135(b)
$5