Skip to main content
This section is included in your selections.

Applicants for a license shall submit a sworn application in duplicate on a form to be furnished by the City to the City Clerk, to include the following information pertaining to the applicant:

A. Name and description;

B. Permanent home address and local address;

C. Description of the nature of the business and goods and/or services to be sold;

D. Name and address of employer, if any;

E. Length of time the right to do business is desired;

F. The exact place where the goods or personal property proposed to be sold or for which orders are to be taken are manufactured or produced, and the exact location of such goods or personal property at the time said application is filed, and the proposed method of delivery thereof;

G. Fingerprints of applicant and names and addresses of at least two (2) reliable property owners within the State of Washington who will certify as to applicant’s good character and business responsibility;

H. A statement as to whether or not applicant has been convicted of any crimes, misdemeanors, or violations of municipal ordinances, the location of the courts where so convicted, the nature of the offenses and punishment or penalty assessed for each;

I. At time of filing the application, pay the City Clerk a fee set by resolution of the City Council to cover cost of investigation of applicant;

J. Shall furnish the City Clerk with a photograph of applicant taken within sixty (60) days immediately prior thereto, to be not less than two (2) inches by two (2) inches in size, showing the head and shoulders of applicant;

K. Post a bond in the penal sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) executed by a surety company or in lieu thereof a cash bond in said amount conditioned upon the making of final delivery of the goods and merchandise ordered or services to be performed in accordance with the terms of this chapter, or failing therein that any sums advanced as payment thereon be refunded; any person aggrieved by the action of any such solicitor or canvasser to have the right of action on said bond for recovery of money or damages or both, and such bond to remain in full force and effect, or in case of cash deposit, such deposit to be retained by the City of Snohomish, in either event, for a period of ninety (90) days after the expiration of any such permit or license unless sooner released on order of the City Council. (Ord. 952, 1964; Ord. 2299, 2016; Ord. 2447, 2022)