A canvasser, for example, may go door-to-door without a permit from the city. A canvasser may be a person asking for signatures on a petition, requesting support for a political candidate or position, or seeking donations for a religious organization.
For your safety, remember the following:
- All peddlers and solicitors are:
- Required to obtain a license from the city.
- Required to carry their city-issued photo ID/license with them and must show it a upon request.
- Owners and occupants should:
Please help make neighborhoods safer by promptly reporting unlicensed solicitors or any other suspicious activity to the Blaine Police Department. Residents can always call 911 or in a non-emergency situation residents can call the non-emergency line at 763-427-1212.
Applying for a Solicitor/Peddler License
Peddler/Solicitor/Transient Merchant licenses are required for any person who goes house-to-house, door-to-door, business-to-business, street-to-street to the purpose of offering for sale, display for sale, selling or attempting to sell goods, wares, products, or merchandise.
Apply for Solicitor/Peddler License