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.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Monique Vernon at 210-651-7829, or by email.


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