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Peddler's & Solicitor's Licenses

To obtain a peddler's or solicitor's license, complete the Peddler's & Solicitor's Licence application and refer to Chapter 717 of the Chillicothe Codified Ordinances

The general process is as follows:
  1. Complete application and have two copies of a current photo (can be passport size or one printed standard size from phone)
  2. Have a background check completed here in Chillicothe at the Ross County Sheriff's office (if you have not had one within the past 12 months)
  3. Submit application and photos, along with a completed background check, to the Chillicothe Police Department for the Chief of Police to review for approval at the Law Enforcement Complex located at 28 North Paint Street   
  4. Once approved, please mail, email, or physically bring all materials to the Mayor's office for final approval and purchase of license.  The peddler’s license is $35.00/month or $200.00/year or $250.00 if operating a pushcart, handcart, or motor vehicle. 
To submit your application or get more information, please call, email, or visit Office Manager Clint Boggs.
35 S. Paint St. Chillicothe, OH 45601


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