Solicitor's Permit

No person shall engage in solicitation in the Town of Erie without first obtaining a solicitation permit.

Solicitation in Erie

  • Each permittee shall carry the solicitation permit and personal identification at all times while engaging in solicitation, and shall present identification and the permit upon request of any person.
  • Solicitation at any property in which a “No Trespassing” or “No Solicitors” (or other similar message indicating that door-to-door sales are not authorized) is in violation of Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the Erie Municipal Code
  • Solicitation is prohibited before 8:00 a.m. or after the latter, 8:00 p.m. or sunset.
  • Door hangers, notices, posters, or other advertising or promotional material without permission from owners or occupants of property is prohibited if a fence, gate, or other permanent structure restricts access to personal and/or private property, or if a “no trespassing” or “no solicitors” sign is posted.

Register for the Do Not Solicit List

Any owner or occupant of private property in the Town may prohibit solicitation at such property by registering at such property on the Town’s “Do Not Solicit” list. Be added to the 'Do Not Solicit List' by registering here. Permitted solicitors receive only the addresses listed on the “Do Not Solicit” list.

In addition or in lieu of registration on the Town’s “Do Not Solicit” list, any person may post a sign on his or her property indicating that the owners or occupants do not wish to be disturbed by door-to-door sales.

Permitted Solicitors

# Solicitor Company Start date Expiration date
515 N. Manning Door Hangers LLC 04/25/19 04/25/20
516 T. Kezmer Blue Spruce Const. 4/25/19 4/25/20
517 L. Newton Armor Pest Defense 4/25/19 5/16/19
518 D. Cross Armor Pest Defense 4/25/19 5/16/19
519 E. Rogers Armor Pest Defense 4/25/19 5/16/19

Obtaining a Solicitation Permit