Solicitor's License

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All solicitors must be licensed by the City of Ankeny.

View the list of licensed solicitors below. Residents are encouraged to ask peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants who may visit their home to display their license. 

Doing business door-to-door?

All peddlers, solicitors or 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.

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

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.

Transient Merchant/Food Vendor vehicles are required to obtain an operational permit through the Fire Department. 

When finished, please return the completed application in-person to:

City of Ankeny
City Clerk's Office - City Hall
410 W. 1st Street
Ankeny, IA 50023

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

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.

Name Company Expiration Date
Joseph Gregoricka Pest Pro 11/07/2018
Dana Eugene Brodsack Sacks Ice Cream 11/08/2018
Gerald Burkhart Cyclone Contracting 11/10/2018
David Brunelle Edward Jones 11/15/2018
Michael Dieger Titan Roofing & Exteriors 11/17/2018
Haylee R. Korth The Outside Scoop 11/20/2018 
Landon Ledingham RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Brooklyn Hill RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Alexis Larsen RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Miranda Mickelsen RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Clayton Overson III RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Robert Brandt RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Sean Ajeman RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Hailey Overson RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018
Todd Froisland RISE Pest Control 11/21/2018 
Tim Glaza Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement 11/30/2018
Christin Law Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement 11/30/2018
Conner Barnhart Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement 11/30/2018
Robert Peters Rocket Fizz 12/01/2018 
Grant Montour Amigos Taco Truck 12/05/2018
Thaer Fouad Taha Taza Mediterranean Grill 12/05/2018 
Cathy Sue Wood Machine Shed LLC 12/05/2018
Brandt Hockman Edward Jones 12/05/2018
Shirley Johnsen Roadside Relish 12/21/2018
Ryan Cohen Mediacom  12/22/2018
Christopher Klink Mediacom 12/22/2018
Jerome Bobo Mediacom 12/22/2018
Donna Meador Century 21 12/26/2018
Nicholas Dean Smoothie King 01/10/2019
Michael Cooney American Exteriors 02/20/2019
 Brett Bailey  American Exteriors  02/20/2019
Emily Cortese American Exteriors 03/17/2019 

 

Questions

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

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