Warwick Township Police Requires Solicitation Permit

In 2015, Warwick Township established an ordinance that requires all commercial1 Religious and charitable organizations are excluded from the solicitation permit requirement. door-to-door solicitors to obtain a permit from the Warwick Township Police Department. This solicitation permit is a per solicitor permit, containing their picture and name as well as an expiration date. The permit must be displayed at all times by the solicitor during solicitation activities.

Township residents can obtain a “No Solicitation” sign from Warwick Township and display in the front window of their property. Door-to-door solicitation is prohibited at properties displaying this sign.2 According to Warwick Township website.

To report a solicitor that is not displaying their solicitation permit or has violated the ordinance in any way, contact Warwick Township Police at 215.343.0100. If you are concerned for your safety, use 9-1-1.

Fines for violating the solicitation ordinance start at $375 plus costs.

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1. Religious and charitable organizations are excluded from the solicitation permit requirement.
2. According to Warwick Township website.

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