Solicitors Permit

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Below is information on how to obtain a solicitor's permit:

  • Each person soliciting will need to fill out the Solicitor's Permit Application.

  • Each person soliciting will need to  obtain a recent background check from the state in which they reside prior to application.  If you live in Pennsylvania, click here for information on how to obtain a background check.  If you live in New Jersey, click here for information on how to obtain a background check.

  • Bring the application, your background check, and photo ID to the Upper Southampton Police Department for approval. The approval process takes up to 5 business days.

Below is the fee schedule for soliciting:

  • Cash or check only - no credit cards. 

  • Certain religious and non-profit groups are exempt from paying fees, however, they should still notify the police department that they are in the neighborhood.

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Once your application has been approved, you will be issued a permit which must be displayed at all times.  Below is a sample of the permit:

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Solicitations are permitted Monday through Saturday between the hours of 9:00am and 8:00pm. No solicitations on Sunday or the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Valentine's Day
  • President's Day
  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
Attachments
PDF icon solicitors_permit_application.pdf