City of Butler’s Door to Door Solicitation Permits issued:

Below are the authorized companies/individuals permitted to go Door to Door soliciting (see definition below).  If anyone other than those listed below stop at your door soliciting for donations, sales, etc. – please call 9-1-1 as a non emergency.

  • IGS Energy – Issued October 12, 2017 and expires in 90 days
    • Katherine A. Cotherman – Representative
  • Youth organizations (school, scouts, etc.)
  • Political candidates and their workers/representatives
  • Religious organizations
  • City of Butler including Fire and Police Departments

Prohibited times. No solicitation or peddling shall be allowed before 9:00 a.m. or after 7:00 p.m., Sunday through Saturday.

SOLICITATION: The act of going from residence to residence asking for donations of money, tickets for money and coupon books for money, or selling items for money, with or without the distribution by such solicitor, or canvassing of literature, samples, free gifts or other materials within the City of Butler, whether on foot or by use of a vehicle.

EXEMPTIONS:  This article shall not apply to recognized youth organizations, including school-sponsored clubs; peddling conducted by political candidates for public office, their workers or representatives from political parties; solicitation of donations by mail; either the solicitation of money or peddling, as otherwise defined herein, from personal acquaintances of the person engaging in the activity; and persons who solicit for or on behalf of religious organizations or in pursuit of religious beliefs and activities. A permit is not required by any solicitation or peddling activity sponsored or conducted by the City of Butler or its departments and agencies, nor by any municipality or government agency in the City, such as firefighter or Police Department fundraisers or other similar collections.

Helpful Links

1) Soliciting City Code: Chapter 195 ECode
2) Soliciting Application:  Solicitation Application

Again, if anyone other then the exempted or companies and individuals listed above stop at your door – please call 9-1-1 as a non emergency.

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