PO BOX 3729
225 E Weatherspoon St
Sanford, NC 27331

 
 

 

 


Peddlers/Itinerant Merchant License

A peddler is a merchant who travels door-to-door for the purpose of selling or taking orders for goods, wares, or merchandise. An itinerant merchant is a merchant who does not have a permanent location in the city and sells goods for fewer than six consecutive months.

Every person proposing to conduct, carry on, or pursue the business of peddling, or of an itinerant merchant, or of a transient vendor, or begging or soliciting alms within the city, must apply to the city for a license and pay a fee.

The application shall remain on file for a minimum of 30 days before the license is issued. The license shall be valid for one year only.

To acquire a Peddlers License:

1) Submit a completed application to the Revenue Department at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford.

2) Present a valid driver's license or I.D. for the person who is selling.

3) Pay a $100 registration fee per applicant.

To acquire an Itinerant Merchant License:

1) Apply for a Temporary Use Permit from the City of Sanford’s zoning division by calling 919-718-4663 ext 5398 or visiting 115 Chatham Street in Sanford.

2) Submit a completed application to the Revenue Department at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford.

3) Submit a signed letter from the property owner giving the applicant permission to sell on the property.

4) Present a valid driver's license or I.D. for the person who is selling.

5) Pay a $100 registration fee per applicant.

Peddler/Itinerant Merchant License Application & Peddler/Itinerant Merchant Ordinance

 

Special Events/Festivals

Contact zoning first to obtain a temporary use permit, (919) 718-4656 ext. 5398.

Special Events/Festivals Application

Taxi

Each cab shall be inspected by the police department. Contact Harold Layton for forms and to schedule an inspection (919) 775-8266. The company must provide a list of taxis along with proof of insurance for each taxi.

Beer/Wine License

A City of Sanford beer/wine application must be completed in its entirety and be accompanied by a copy of the state ABC license to apply for a local license.

Beer & Wine Fees




 
 

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