Solicitor's License

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All solicitors must be licensed by the City of Ankeny.

All solicitors, peddlers and transient merchants are required to be licensed by the City of Ankeny. Residents are encouraged to ask peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants who may visit their home to display their City of Ankeny solicitor's badge. 

Residents who encounter unlicensed solicitors are encouraged to file a report with the Ankeny Police Department at (515) 286-3333.

Solicitors licensed by the City of Ankeny

The following is a list of vendors licensed to solicit in Ankeny. If a solicitor who is not on this list attempts to conduct business with you and fails to produce a valid solicitor's permit, please contact the Ankeny Police Department non-emergency number at (515) 286-3333 to file a report.

Expiration Date
 Donna K. Meador Century 21 09/19/2020
 David Hukill The Big Chill Ice Cream Truck 11/21/2020
 Scott Carpenter Titan Roofing& Exterior 11/28/2020
 Haylee Korth The Outside Scoop 12/03/2020
 Adam Holling Rise Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Hunter Wooten Rise Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Megan Ware Rise Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Rob Brandt Rise Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Skylar Polacios Rise Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Kyle Moore Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Nathan Bair Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Kirk Moore Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Derek Childs Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Aaron Lerdahl Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Anna Williams Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Jacob Williams Spidexx Pest Control 12/07/2020
 Kevin Ottergein Spidexx Pest Control  07/18/2020
 Deylon Falkner Spidexx Pest Control  07/18/2020
 Heidi Farrell Tree-Ripe Fruit Co. 07/22/2020
 Dana Brodsack Sack's Ice Cream 12/16/2020
 Monty Kaufman Superior Windows & Siding 07/16/2020
 Jon Carrington Roof Iowa 12/23/2020
 Mathias McConnell  D&M Roofing & Siding  08/08/2020

Doing business door-to-door?

All peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants must obtain a Solicitor's License from the City of Ankeny. The purpose of a Solicitor's License is to protect residents against fraud, unfair competition and intrusion into the privacy of their homes.

If approved, each solicitor is required to keep their license in their possession at all times while conducting business in the City and be able to produce the license upon the request of prospective customers as evidence of compliance with the City's Municipal Code, Chapter 132.

Please refer to the City's Municipal Code for license application requirements and exemptions.

Download the Application

A non-refundable $20 application fee is required at the time of submission. Licenses can be obtained for a period of one day up to six months. Rates vary based on the length of the license.

Pursuant to the City's Municipal Code, hours of solicitation in the City of Ankeny are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Soliciting is not permitted on Sundays or national holidays.

File the License

When finished, please email the completed application to or return the completed application by mail or in-person to:

City of Ankeny
City Clerk's Office - City Hall
410 W. First St.
Ankeny, IA 50023 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Please contact the City Clerk's Office at (515) 965-6400.

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