Any person who initiates or attempts to initiate personal contact with other persons at or near residences or businesses, including upon private driveways, parking lots, or public sidewalks in an apparent effort to solicit or attempt to solict monies or orders for goods, services, subscriptions or merchandise to be delivered immediately or at a future date. 

Please click on the link below for application and information:

Solicitors Permit Informational Packet

West Des Moines Residents:  All solicitors are required to wear their city-issued permit in a conspicuous place on their person.  All permits issued to solicitors are in force and effect between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and sunset.  If you have concerns regarding a solicitor, please contact 222.3600 on weekdays between 8-5:00 p.m, or 222.3321 evenings and weekends.













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