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Application


Complete a Application for Canvasser, Solicitor, and Peddler's License/Solicitor's Permit.

Click here to review information on solicitation from the City's Code of Ordinances.

Application Requirements


Drop off the following for the City Secretary's Office at City Hall:
  1. Completed application and attachments it requests (legal documents, letters of reference, official IDs, etc.).
  2. Required fees listed in the table below.
  3. If obtaining a food permit, a Harris County Health Department medallion must be provided. (Food trucks requirements are at LaPorteTX.gov/FoodTrucks.)
You will be contacted when the permit has been issued or if anything is needed in order to complete the process. You may check on the permit by contacting the City Secretary's Office at CitySecretary@LaPorteTX.gov or 281-470-5021.

Fees

Type Fee Details
License Fee
$75 Annual license runs from January to December
Surety Bond
$2,000  
Solicitor's Badges
$2 This badge must be worn by each solicitor going door-to-door. This fee is also refundable if the applicant does not qualify as a City solicitor.