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Peddler, Solicitor, Canvasser Permit Application

PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION CAREFULLY

Rocky Hill Ordinance 2018-12, created a new Chapter 135 in the Revised General Ordinances of the Borough of Rocky Hill,  titled "Peddlers, Solicitors, and Canvassers."

The Ordinance can be viewed by clicking on this link. 

*** IMPORTANT ***

This is an application only. Applicants are not guaranteed issuance of a permit.

The Borough Clerk may deny any application for a commercial peddling, soliciting, and canvassing permit based on one (1) or more of the findings listed in Ordinance 2018-12, Chapter 135-2, Section C, 1-4 

In order to complete this process ONLINE - applicants must have a Google/Gmail account.
If you don't have Gmail account, signing up for one is easy and can be done by clicking this link:



Without a Gmail/Google account, any necessary form needed to apply and/or register for a permit may be printed out from this site. Continue reading below to be sure you print the correct form.


*** COMMERCIAL APPLICATION ADMINISTRATION FEE REQUIRED *** 
This FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE
 $ 110.00
*This fee is subject to a proposed amendment to add a $35.00 refundable security deposit*
Make check payable to: The Borough of Rocky Hill, New Jersey

For this permit, "Commercial" shall mean for the purpose of selling goods, services or wares, or advertising goods, services or wares, with an intent of profit-making. Once you have a Gmail/Google account (or if you already do) simply log into it in order to continue with the online application and/or registration process - you can access the online application here:


Peddling, canvassing, or soliciting by non-profit or charitable organizations shall NOT be considered a “commercial purpose.” Non-Profit or Charitable organizations must instead complete the 
NON-COMMERCIAL REGISTRATION.



Click this link to print the Non-Commercial Peddler, Solicitor, or Canvasser Registration form if you don't have a Gmail/Google account:



Click this link to print the Commercial Peddler Permit Application:



If you are printing and filling out the commercial application or non-commercial registration manually, please submit it in-person, with payment, to the Borough Clerk's office located at  15 Montgomery Avenue in Rocky Hill, during normal business hours Wednesdays between 3:30 and 6:00 p.m.

INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: Proof of in-force comprehensive general liability insurance of $500,000 (combined single limit each occurrence) written by an insurance company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey, covering applicant's operations.