Soliciting and Canvassing Permit Application

 

 

 

 

 

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CITY OF READING POLICE DEPARTMENT

SOLICITING AND CANVASSING PERMIT APPLICATION

 

Non-Food Permit Application (please write legibly)

 

Name of Applicant:_________________________________________________________________

Last First Middle Initial

 

Address of Applicant:_______________________________________________________________

Number and Street Name City State Zip Code

 

Address of Business:_________________________________________________________________

Number and Street Name City State Zip Code

 

Ph#:

 

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heightweightDOB sexrace Social Security #

 

Description of proposed Solicitation or Canvassing activity:

 

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Specific location for Solicitation and/or Canvassing activity. The same area cannot be solicited multiple times within an eight (8) week time frame.

 

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Dates and times of Solicitation and/or Canvassing activity. A solicitation or canvassing activity may last NO longer than seven (7) days. An additional permit shall be required for each additional period. NO solicitation or canvassing shall be allowed before 9:00 AM or after 7:00 PM Sunday through Saturday.

 

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Year, Make, Model, Color, License Plate #’s of vehicle(s) used:

 

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The submission of this application to the Reading Police Department shall be considered consent by each organizer whose name is listed above for a background check to be conducted by the Chief of Police on all persons named in this application. All information supplied to the police by the organization must be true and correct under penalty of law.

All persons involved in the solicitation and/or canvassing must present themselves in person with photo identification in the office of the Chief of Police to verify those persons listed on this application. A time period of at least ten (10) business days prior to the start of your solicitation and/or canvassing must be given in order that proper background checks can be made.

 

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Signature of Organizer/ Person listed above Date Contact Phone # or #’s

 

A list of all participants must also be included on this application. This list shall include name, date of birth, height, weight, and race. Space is provided on this application. If more space is needed, blank paper may be used.

 

Other participants in the permitted activity:

 

NAME

DOB

Height

Weight

RACE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Supervisors (1 for every four (4) juveniles) if applicable:

 

NAME

DOB

Height

Weight

RACE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates of Solicitation or Canvassing: Start:__________________ Finish:__________________

 

Approved:________________________ Denied:________________________

 

Comments:

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Chief of Police Date:

 

 

If approved, this permit is free. However, before this application is filed, you may need a business license. Any business that does business within the City of Reading is required to have a business license. The cost of this license is______________________. This license can be obtained by going to the Citizen’s Service Center, Rm# 1-15 in City Hall.

 

Good to know:

 

If, while soliciting, a person requests that you return to their residence another day, but you do not have a permit to be in their area on that day, this is permissible under the ordinance.

 

If someone posts a sign “No Soliciting”, you are not permitted to go to that home.

 

You MUST have your identification AND permit with you at ALL times while soliciting.