Solicitor's Permit

The City of Live Oak requires a solicitor's permit when individuals are in the city selling items door to door or passing out flyers. An application for a solicitor's permit can be picked up from the Police Department and found on the "About Us" page of the Police Department. 

The procedure for obtaining a solicitor's permit first requires a criminal history record check by scheduling your fingerprint appointment  through Fingerprint Applicant Services of Texas (FAST) -- online at or by calling 1-888-467-2080.

The application process requires a $10 application fee.  The Police Department will issue badges at the time of issuance of the permit and they must be worn constantly while soliciting.  Food vendors must contact 210-653-9140 extensions 2244 for the food handling class.

This permit process does not apply to religious or political organizations.

For more information call 210-945-1700.

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