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Peddler - Solicitor Permit

A solicitor or peddler ID card is required by law to solicit in the City of Lee's Summit. To obtain an ID card, a peddler or solicitor application must be submitted to the Police Records Unit. 

  • Cost is $50.00
  • A photo ID is required
  • Allow ten business days for processing
  • Permits are valid for 180 days

Applications are accepted Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Large groups are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance. For more information contact the Police Records Unit at 816.969.1715.

Peddler Definition
A person who attempts to make personal contact with a resident at his residence without prior specific invitation or appointment from the resident, for the primary purpose of attempting to sell a good or service, for profit to himself or his principal, or seeks a donation for any cause of a profit-making or commercial character. Peddler shall not mean a student of an educational institution who attempts to make personal contact with a resident at his residence without prior specific invitation or appointment from the resident, for the primary purpose of attempting to sell a good or service as a fundraising activity for the benefit of an educational program or non-profit organization.

Solicitor Definition
A person who attempts to make personal contact with a resident at his residence without prior specific invitation or appointment from the resident, for the primary purpose of attempting to obtain a donation to a particular patriotic, philanthropic, social service, welfare, benevolent, educational, civic, fraternal, charitable, political or religious purpose, even if incidental to such purpose there is the sale of some good or service. Solicitor shall not mean a student of an educational institution who attempts to make personal contact with a resident at his residence without prior specific invitation or appointment from the resident, for the primary purpose of attempting to obtain a donation as part of a fundraising activity for the benefit of an educational program or non-profit organization.