Solicitors

Definitions


"Solicitor" means:
  1. Any person who goes from house to house or place to place within Pierce County, taking or offering to take orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise, services, or anything of value for future delivery or performance from persons not commercial users or sellers of such commodities or services; or
  2. Any person who, while taking or offering to take orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise, services, or anything of value for future delivery or performance, stands or sits in a doorway, any unenclosed vacant lot, parcel of land, or in any other public place not used by such person as a permanent place of business.

Requirements


  • Completed application for business license
  • Surety bond naming Pierce County as obligee or cash bond deposited with the Auditor's Office:
    • $1000.00 for 10 or less employees
    • $2000.00 for over 10 employees
  • Copy of permit from the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department if applicable (PCC 5.10.050)
  • Proof of valid motor vehicle public and personal liability insurance if applicable (PCC 5.10.140)
  • License fees
Pierce County Code Chapter 5

Fees

Business License Fees Fee Amount
Solicitor
$30.00
Solicitor Agency A (1-10 Employees/Agents) $60.00
Solicitor Agency B (11-25 Employees/Agents) $120.00
Solicitor Agency C (26-49 Employees/Agents) $180.00
Solicitor Agency D (50 or more Employees/Agents) $240.00