Peddlers, Solicitors, Transient Merchant License

Peddlers, Solicitors & Transient Merchants must apply for a permit through the Clerk’s Office. The Peddler/Solicitor/Merchant is required to provide proof of identity, and is subject to a criminal background check before a permit is approved. If approved to solicit, the Peddler/Solicitor/Merchant must have the approved permit in their possession. Residents should make sure to ask to see the permit.

Individuals from non-profit organizations (ie. religious, public interest groups) are allowed within DeWitt Charter Township without a permit. Their speech is protected and is not regulated by the Clerk’s Office.

Residents can report any concerns to the Clerk’s Office at 517-668-0270. In the event of safety concerns, dial 911.