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Direct Sellers Permit
Overview
Wauwatosa City Code Chapter 6.48 require that all direct sellers, as defined in Section 6.48.030(C), apply for a permit. 

Permit application has several requirements:
  • Each applicant must personally appear at the Wauwatosa Police Department, 1700 N. 116 St., and complete an application for a Direct Sellers Permit  
  • A photo ID (preferably a State photo driver's license or ID) must be presented with the application
  • A $50.00, non-refundable fee must be paid
  • If issued, the permit MUST be worn during soliciting

Upon payment of the $50.00 fee and submission of the permit application, a 24-hour waiting period will commence before the permit is issued/given to the applicant.  If the permit is denied for any reason, the fee is not refundable.

An issued permit is valid for a period of one year from the date of issuance.

Minor Children as Solicitors
Wisconsin State Statue, Chapter 103.23 prohibits minor children under the age of 12 years from being employed or permitted to work at any street trade.  Additionally, State Statute 103.25 requires minors under the age of 18 years to hold a work permit in order to be employed or permitted to work at any street trade. 

As such, a work permit MUST be attached to this application for any minor child 12 through 17 years of age.

Direct Seller ApplicationMunicipal Code Section 6.48


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