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Yes, each solicitor, whether an individual or an employee of a business, is issued an ID badge indicating the permit has been approved and must wear it while soliciting.
Any company/individual wanting to solicit business in Levelland who does not conduct their business at a permanent building location must apply for an annual Peddler's Permit for the business. So this includes street vendors who want to sell from a tent, a trunk, a tailgate etc as well as door to door sales. The cost of that annual permit is $25.00.
The business/individual must also provide proof of a surety bond in the amount of no less than $1,000 and proof of a current sales tax permit.
There is a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) registration fee per person. This fee covers the cost of the ID badge and a criminal background check. No permits will be issued until a satisfactory criminal background check has been received.
Payment of this fee is required at the time the application is submitted for consideration and is not refundable in the event that the City denies the person's application.
The permit is valid for thirty (30) Days. Questions regarding solicitors may be directed to the City Secretary. For more information click here.
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No permit is required to hold a garage sale.
The General City Election is held on the first Saturday in May. All City elections are now conducted by the Hockley County Elections Administrator. Early voting is held at the office of the elections administrator in the Courthouse annex located at 911 Austin Street. Election day voting is held in the Tax Assessors Office at the corner of Avenue H and Austin Street.
Even year elections are held to chose Council Members for Districts A & C. Odd year elections are held to chose Council Members for Districts B & D. The mayoral elections are held every 3 years.
For related information on City elections you may contact the City Secretary.
Yes, a twenty-five ($25.00) per person administrative fee each month a permit is issued to cover the cost of the required ID badge and a criminal background check.
You can either download the permit application from the website and bring it to City Hall or pick one up with the Executive Assistant at City Hall. City Hall is located at 1709 Avenue H.
The permit application must be accompanied by a current sales tax permit and a surety bond with a minimum value of $1,000.