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.
|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 email@example.com 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.