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City of Prescott

201 S. Cortez St. Prescott, AZ 86303


City of Prescott Peddler/Solicitor Application

Peddler/Solicitor License Fees:

Application Fee (per individual) - $50

ID Card Fee (per individual) - $10

Bond Fee - $200 for first applicant, $100 per each additional applicant working under the same license ($1,000 maximum)

Documents You Will Need to Submit:

Drivers License or another acceptable form of ID

A picture of yourself for your City ID Card. This needs to be a quality headshot; no sunglasses or hats please.

Applicant's Full Name

Applicant's Full Address

Applicant's Identification Information

Applicant's Physical Characteristics

Applicant's Physical Characteristics

Address of Business Represented

Goods or Services

Sales Will Be Made:

Note: Planning and Zoning must approve Fixed-Location sales. Vehicles, bicycles, etc. are prohibited for Parade Route sales.

Provide Two Character References from Yavapai County Property Owners OR Recent Employment History

Name of Reference or Employer

Address of Reference or Employer

Name of Reference or Employer

Address of Reference or Employer

Have You Ever Been Arrested? If "YES" please give a full explanation below.


To be compliant with A.R.S.41-1080, before issuing a license to an individual, that individual must present one of the following documents to the City of Prescott indicating that the individual’s presence in the United States is authorized under federal law: 

Choose the document used to indicate lawful presence

Please upload your Driver's License or another form of ID and a photo of yourself below.

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Upload current photo of yourself:

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Applicant understands that it is unlawful for: 

• Any peddler, solicitor, or transient merchant to make exclusive use of any location on any street, alley, sidewalk, or right-of-way for the purpose of selling, delivering, or exhibiting goods or merchandise. See Prescott City Code 4-4-2(B)(2).  

• Any peddler, solicitor, or transient merchant to operate in a congested area where such operation may impede or inconvenience the public use of such street, alley, sidewalk, or right-of-way. For the purpose of this article, the judgment of a police officer, exercised in good faith, is conclusive as to whether the area is congested and the public impeded or inconvenienced. 
See Prescott City Code 4-4-2(B)(3). 

• Any person to exhibit or display any copy or facsimile of the original license issued under this article. See Prescott City Code 4-4-2(B)(5). 

• Any licensee, or person working on their behalf, to cry out, blow a horn, ring a bell or use any sound-amplifying devise upon any of the streets, alleys parks or other public places of the City or upon private premises where the sound of sufficient volume is emitted or produced therefrom to be capable of being plainly heard upon the streets, avenues, alleys, parks or other public places, for the purpose of attracting attention to any goods, wares or merchandise which such licensee proposes to sell. See Prescott City Code 4-4-8.  

• Any peddler, solicitor, canvasser, or transient merchant to display signs on the exterior of any structure; no signs or temporary signs shall be allowed. See Prescott City Code 4-4-2(B)(3). 

• Any peddler, solicitor, canvasser or transient merchant, their agents or representatives, to come upon any premises whereon a sign bearing the words “no trespassing” or “no peddlers” 
or “no canvassers” or “no solicitors” or any combination of such terms or terms similar thereto is exposed to public view or to remain on any premises after having been requested to leave by 
the owner or occupant thereof whether such premises are posted as specified above or not. See Arizona Revised Statues §§ 13-1502, 13-1503, 13-1504. 

By signing below, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the information provided above.

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Required fees

Every applicant for a license shall post a cash bond with the City Clerk in the amount of two hundred dollars ($200.00) for the first applicant of a business or organization, plus one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each additional employee, agent or independent dealer acting in the capacity of peddler or solicitor. The total bond required shall not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).

First business/organization applicant: $260

Secondary applicant of same business/organization: $160

Renewal Fee: $10 (to renew for 1 additional year before current expiration date)

(3% card processing fee will be added)

Total Cost