Exemptions, Hours, & Fees

A person age 16 and under, who is participating in fundraising programs for, or sponsored by, a public or private elementary, high school, or bona fide children’s organization including, without limitation, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, or youth sports, is not required to obtain a certificate of registration.

Also exempt from obtaining a certificate of registration, are those persons who are not soliciting funds for any purpose in their canvassing, surveying, or proselytizing and who are not attempting to sell or promote any goods or services, as more fully set forth in Section 31.240 of the City of Elmhurst Municipal Code. All persons who qualify under this exemption shall be referred to as exempt solicitors.

10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Permit Fees
Not-for-profit / charitable organizations: $65
For-profit organizations:
  • Fee for the organization: $50
  • Fee per solicitor: $25

Solicitor permit application - organization(PDF)
Solicitor permit application - solicitor(PDF)