Solicitation / Transient Vendor

Each transient vendor, as defined in O.R.C. Section 505.94(B)(2), are required to register at the Liberty Township office where they are given a Solicitor's Badge which must be visible when they approach your home. Solicitors are limited to the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. October 1 through April 30 and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 1 through September 30.

Do Not Solicit List

Liberty Township has created a Do Not Solicit List. The Do Not Solicit List records the households that do not want uninvited Vendors to visit. View and register for the Do Not Solicit List

Current Businesses with Valid Solicitor Badges

Business Name Number of Solicitors Effective Dates
Interstate Gas Supply 1 2-22-22 thru 5-22-22
Clear Defense Pest Control 2 4-30-22 thru 7-30-22
Aptive Environmental 12 5-16-22 thru 8-16-22


(ORC § 505.94, Resolution No. 2017-074)

Solicitor & Transient Vendor Registration Process

  1. Complete Registration Form and BCSO Form. Each Representative of the Vendor (“Representative” or salesperson) will need a State ID or other approved identification. One application needs to be completed per federal tax identification number. The Applicant (the individual completing the application on behalf of the Transient Vendor or company) must provide the fee with the application.  $50 for the first individual with a $10 fee per additional Representative affiliated with the same organization up to a maximum of $150.
  2. Liberty Township will photocopy each ID and take a photo of each Representative. Liberty Township will forward the form to the designated BCSO personnel.
  3. Liberty Township will inform the Applicant when the badges, application, Do No Solicit List, and any additional paperwork are ready to be picked up. These items must be picked up by the Applicant only. No solicitation shall commence until the paperwork and badges are completed, approved, and picked up.

Liberty Township Solicitor & Transient Vendor Requirements

  1. Solicitors, Transient Vendor (“Vendor”), and Representative of the Vendor (“Representative”) are limited to the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. October 1st through April 30th and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 1st through September 30th.
  2. No solicitation shall occur at any residence where a No Soliciting decal or sign is displayed.
  3. Liberty Township has created a Do No Solicit List. The Do No Solicit List records the households that do not want any solicitors, Vendors, or Representatives to visit. This list will include the most up-to-date households that have enrolled at the time the Vendor registered. It is the responsibility of the Vendor or Representatives to check the Liberty Township website for the up-to-date list. No solicitation shall occur at any residence that is listed on the Do No Solicit List.  
  4. Each Representative must wear the Liberty Township provided Solicitor Identification Badge where it can be seen and carry a copy of the application form upon his or her person while soliciting. If asked by a resident or Butler County Sheriff’s Office deputy, the Representative must present the badge and form.  
  5. Penalty: Whoever violates Resolution No. 2017-074 will be guilty of a misdemeanor as set forth in ORC § 505.99. If a solicitor, Vendor, or Representative has been issued a citation and then either paid the citation or the citation has been adjudicated with a guilty finding than the license will be revoked and the Vendor will not be allowed to get another permit for a period of 1 year.  
  6. Penalty: In addition, any solicitor, Vendor, or Representative that solicits at a residence with a No Soliciting Decal, any residence on the Do Not Solicit List on file with their application, or any other sign that indicates no soliciting will be prosecuted for criminal trespassing.