On September 25, 2001 the City Council of Fremont Nebraska adopted Ordinance No. 3970 providing for the licensing and regulating of peddlers and solicitors. The following are the requirements to peddle/solicit:
Permit applications are available at the Police Department, 725 N Park, 2nd floor. Application must be fully completed and returned to the Police Department for further processing.
$2000 license permit bond to guarantee future delivery of products ordered. Such bond shall be effective for at least six months from the date of the sales and solicitation permit. A single $5,000 license permit bond covering ten (10) solicitors or a single $10,000 permit bond covering more than ten (10) solicitors may be submitted. Bond shall be specific and identify each solicitor by name.
Hours are restricted to after 8:00 a.m. and before sunset.
Every solicitor/peddler must carry on their person their permit. Permits are not transferable.
Permits may be revoked for but not exclusive of the following: Complaints of high pressure sales; providing incomplete or false information about company, products or services; after hours operation violations; indicating a fictitious affiliation with groups or companies; entering upon private premises when same is posted with "no peddlers/solicitors allowed"; conviction of a felony or other crime involving dishonesty or moral turpitude; improper transfer of permit; other misconduct.
Exceptions: unpaid volunteers or other individuals who are not paid or otherwise compensated to sell or solicit on behalf of a nonprofit organization, such as schools, scout troops, churches and other nonprofit organizations.