Soliciting Permits


Permits are required for all persons who wish to solicit funds, peddle, canvass, or take orders either by sample or otherwise, for any goods, wares or merchandise, upon any street, alley, sidewalk or public place, or from house to house in the township.  A $25.00 fee is assessed for a maximum 180-day permit.  Any permit renewed within 30 days of its expiration will be assessed a $10.00 fee.  While the application form listed below as a PDF attachment is available online, the processing of all permit applications must be completed in person at the police station, located at 1825 Municipal Drive Lancaster, PA 17601Appointments are required!  Please call 717-569-6401 to arrange for an appointment.

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Also listed below are PDF attachments that include the Manheim Township Solicitors and Peddlers Ordinance Overview Sheet as well as a map of the jurisdictional boundaries of Manheim Township.

PDF icon Application For Solicitor / Peddler's LicensePDF icon Solicitor Ordinance Overview SheetPDF icon Manheim Township Jurisdictional Boundary Map