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This application is for solicitation on private property only, including door-to-door solicitation and commercial handbill distribution. The Skokie Police Department accepts applications in person on Wednesdays from 9-11:00 a.m. and 1-3:00 p.m. All persons applying must be present. Applicants must provide a valid form of government photo identification (driver’s license or state identification card) along with their company identification and a completed solicitor application.
This application is not applicable to charitable groups, for which a separate application is required. Commercial Solicitation is not permitted on public property and/or the public right-of-way. All regulations with regard to commercial solicitation can be found in the Skokie Village Code, section 78-31 to 78-91.
Fee: $20.00 per door-to-door solicitor
According to the Skokie Village Code, Sec. 6-43:
It shall be unlawful for any person to post, hand out, distribute or transmit any sign, or any commercial or
(1) Which may reasonably tend to incite riot or other public disorder, or which advocates disloyalty to or
the overthrow of the government of the United States or of this State by means of any artifice,
scheme, or violence, or which urges any unlawful conduct, or encourages or tends to encourage a
breach of the public peace or good order of the community; or
(2) Which contains obscene, libelous or other language which is made unlawful by any law of the
Village, the State, or the United States.
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