Permits for Solicitors, Peddler and Vendors

DUE TO THE EXTENSION OF THE GOVERNOR’S DECLARATION OF DISASTER, AND THE CONTINUATION OF THE HEALTH PROTOCOLS RECOMMENDED BY THE CDC, SOLICITOR, PEDDLER AND VENDOR PERMITS WILL NOT BE ISSUED UNTIL THE DECLARATION OF DISASTER HAS EXPIRED OR BEEN TERMINATED.  

City staff will continue to monitor Federal, State, and County recommendations, orders, and guidelines, and will re-assess as needed.  


Solicitors, Peddlers and Vendors

A ordinance has been passed by Seabrook City Council in regards to peddlers, itinerant vendors, hawkers, solicitors and canvassers. The ordinance requires all individuals and groups, unless exempt per the ordinance, to get a permit through the City Secretary’s Office.

Ordinance No. 2013-25 includes:

  • All solicitors/peddlers must receive a permit issued by the City of Seabrook
  • Solicitor hours are between 8:00 a.m. to approximately one hour before sunset
  • Solicitors may not trespass on property that has a posted "No Soliciting" or "No Trespassing" sign
  • Solicitors must promptly leave the property if asked to leave

If you would like to receive a Peddler’s/Solicitor’s License you must complete the following form (PDF) with the required accompanying documents specified within the application form and return it to the Office of the City Secretary. The license will usually be issued or denied within one week of submission of all required documents.

Download Peddler’s/Solicitor’s Application (PDF)

The City Secretary’s Office will process Peddler’s/Solicitor’s Applications by appointment only.  To make an appointment, or for more information or questions regarding your permit request please contact the City Secretary’s Office at citysec@seabrooktx.gov.

For safety information about solicitors please visit the Seabrook Police Department section of this site.