As the weather warms it is important to be aware of the Village’s door-to-door solicitation policy. Soliciting door to door is not allowed without a permit. Any organization, both charitable and commercial, wishing to solicit or hand out flyers must first register with the Village. Commercial organizations pay a $50 fee and solicitation is limited to the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. No commercial solicitation is allowed on Sundays and holidays. Charitable solicitation is permitted 7 days a week from 9:00 a.m. to sunset.
Registration forms are available at Village Offices. The Village also publishes the names of organizations that are approved to solicit on its website under Trending Topics (https://www.riverside.il.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2656). At this time, there are no active solicitor permits. If you encounter someone going door-to-door and they are unable to show you their permit, please contact dispatch at (708) 447-9191 or call 911. “NO SOLICITORS INVITED” stickers are also available at the Village office.