Peddler, Solicitor, Canvasser Permit Application


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.

Read Ordinance


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:

Click here to create a Gmail / Google Account

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.


$ 145.00

*This includes a $35 security deposit, that is refunded with return of permit*

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:

Commercial Peddler, Solicitor, and Canvasser Online Permit Application

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 ONLINE Registration Form

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

Non-Commercial Registration Form - PRINT

Click this link to print the Commercial Peddler Permit Application:

Commercial Peddler, Solicitor, and Canvasser Permit Application - PRINT

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.