Solicitors, peddlers, and transient merchants are allowed in Farmington with a license.
For-profit sale of products or services requires a license from the city. The city does not endorse any specific product or service by the issuing of a license.
Peddlers, Solicitors, Temporary Outdoor, and Transient Applications for Permits
Applications may be picked up at either city hall or the police department, or printed from the city website:
Applications MUST be returned to the Farmington Police Department
- Each applicant must PERSONALLY turn in his or her application
- Each applicant MUST provide a valid photo ID (for peddler, solicitor and transient merchant permit applications)
- Applications will only be accepted Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Large groups (4 OR MORE) REQUIRE an appointment. Walk-in groups not accepted. Contact 651-280-6700 to schedule your appointment.
After the background checks are run, the approved applications will be sent to City Hall. Approved applicants will pay the fee and pick up the permit at City Hall. Cash or check only, credit cards not accepted.
Farmington Police Department
19500 Municipal Drive
Farmington, MN 55024
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