Do solicitors need to identify themselves?

Yes, all solicitors should have a permit issued by the Sterling Police Department, If a solicitor does not display and cannot produce a permit, they may not be licensed to solicit in the City of Sterling. Unlicensed solicitors may be reported to the police department at 815-632-6640, Option 5.

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1. Who needs a solicitor permit?
2. Why is a solicitor permit needed?
3. Can you tell me how to apply for a solicitor permit?
4. What is the cost for a solicitor permit?
5. What rules apply to door-to-door solicitors in the City of Sterling?
6. Do solicitors need to identify themselves?
7. Why can't the City of Sterling ban door-to-door solicitors?
8. What can I do if I do not want solicitors to come to my home?
9. What should I do if any energy solicitor asks me to show them my bill?
10. What about energy providers and alternate residential energy supplier solicitors?