Solicitation in Peters Township (Door-to-Door Sales)

Solicitation in Peters Township (Door-to-Door Sales)

Peters Township requires solicitors within the Township to apply for a solicitation permit.  Permit applications are available online (using the link below) and must be brought in person to the Police Department with 2 photos for identification.  

A non-refundable application fee of $50 per person is payable upon submitting the application.  Fees for the permits depend on the length of time the solicitor needs the permit for.

    For one day or fraction thereof - $10 per person.

    For one week or fraction thereof - $50 per person.

    For one month or fraction thereof - $100 per person.

    For one year or fraction thereof - $1,200 per person.

Payments are to be paid by cash or check (made payable to Peters Township Police Department).  Time to process the applications is approximately 72 hours.

When soliciting door-to-door, the vendor must have the valid permit with them, have an approved photo ID badge on the outside of their clothing, and must abide by the Peters Township Solicitation Ordinance.

The No Knock List is designed to prohibit for-profit salespeople from knocking at your door.  Groups such as the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and individuals advocating charitable, religious, civic, and political causes are exempt from having to follow the no knock list.  

RESIDENTS - Sign up for the No Knock List

Peters Township provides residents the option to sign up for the "No Knock List".  As a resident, you can choose not to have vendors visit your home in the course of their door-to-door sales.  This list is valid for five years, at which time you will be required to re-apply if you wish to continue enrollment.   

Complete the short form through the sign up below.  Although we collect additional information, only your address and date of sign up will be visible on the list.  Your name will not be included on any public list.  This list will be updated on a regular basis and made available to the approved vendors.

Use these buttons to:

  • RESIDENTS - Sign Up for the No Knock List - Residents may sign up to be added to the No Knock List
  • View No Knock List (PDF)  - View the current No Knock List 
  • Vendor Application (PDF) - Apply for a Solicitation Permit
  • Solicitation Ordinance (PDF) - View the current Solicitation Ordinance