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City of Puyallup

Solicitor's License and Mobile Food Vendor License

Solicitor's License and Mobile Food Vendor License

Solicitor License -- The solicitors license is for the individual who wishes to go door-to-door, residentially or commercially, and sell items to consumers.  All applicants must pass a Police Department background check before being able to solicit within the City limits. This process may take up to 10 working days for approval.

Mobile Food Vendor License -- The mobile food vendor license is for the individual who wishes to sell food items to consumers from a motorized vehicle.  The applicant must provide proof of vehicle insurance, provide a copy of a valid driver's license and pass a Police Department background check before being able to sell food from a motor vehicle within city limits.  This process may take up to 10 working days for approval.

All solicitor and mobile vendor licenses expire on December 31st of each year.  The applicant may re-apply for a new license after January 1st.

Solicitor's License & Mobile Food Vendor Applications

The City Council approved amendments to the Puyallup Municipal Code in 2004 regarding solicitors.  You may click on the link below to download the current ordinance containing these regulations. 

    Solicitor's License Application
    Solicitor Regulations (Puyallup Municipal Code 5.64)

    Mobile Food Vendor Application 
    Mobile Food Vendor Regulations (Puyallup Municipal Code 5.65)

   ** Important restriction regarding food sales in city parks**

Section 9.20.090 of the Puyallup Municipal Code (PMC) states that:  It is unlawful to sell refreshments or merchandise in any park without the written consent of, or a consession contract with, the Parks Director.

Click here to view the Puyallup Municipal Code.