Permit Information

Peddler's Permit

A permit is required prior to engaging in any peddling, vending, hawking, door to door selling, or soliciting within Saginaw Charter Township as stated in the Ordinance Chapter 46.  The permit fee is $50.00 and expires thirty-one (31) days from the date of issuance, unless a different date has been approved.  No license shall be issued for more than one year.  An application must be filed with the Clerk's Office. Click on Peddler Permit Application for a printable copy.

For a complete copy of the Peddler Ordinance click on the link.

Temporary Outdoor Display Permit

A permit is required for Temporary Outdoor Displays, such as tent sales and sidewalk sales. There is $100.00 bond that shall accompany the application and must be filed with the Clerk's office 14 days prior to the event. The Display shall not exceed seven days per calendar year. Click on Application for a printable copy.  (If this is a Temporary business please click on Licenses on the left and go to Temporary Business License Information.)  The Fire Department requires the Operational Permit Application (click on it to print) to be completed and returned with a $25.00 fee to the Clerk's office if specific tents are used. Please refer to our Fire Code Requirements for Tents below:

Note: Is tent larger than 400 sq. ft.?
         If No - No permit is required
         If Yes - Is tent smaller than 700 sq. ft., NO side walls, and 12’ from buildings and other tents?
              If Yes - No permit is required
              If No - Permit is required
Note: There are only a few locations allowed to operate a Temporary Business in the Township.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Outdoor Display Ordinance click on the link.

Charitable/Religious Solicitation Permit

A permit is also required for Charitable/Religious Solicitation in Saginaw Charter Township per the Code of Ordinances Chapter 46, Sec. 46-91 through Sec. 46-118. The fee is waived but an application must be filed with the Clerk's Office. The permit is applicable for a thirty (30) day period per calendar year. Click on Charitable/Religious Application for a printable copy.

For a complete copy of the Charitable/Religious Solicitation Ordinance click on the link.


Fireworks Sales – Temporary Business & Outdoor Sales Permit

A permit is required for a Temporary Business with Outdoor sales, such as a tent sale.  There is a printable Application that must be filled out, along with the Fire Departments Operational Permit Application, both turned in to the Clerk’s office at least 14 days prior to the sale.  (Click on each Application for a printable copy.)  This permit may be issued for not less than seven (7) days or more than 30 days within a calendar year.  There is a fee that must accompany the applications:

-        $50 – Temporary Business
-        $100 - Bond for tent
-        $25 – Operational permit – if specific tents are used, please refer to our Fire Code Requirements for Tents below:

Note: Is tent larger than 400 sq. ft.?
         If No – No Fire Department Operational Permit is required
         If Yes – Is tent smaller than 700 sq. ft., NO side walls, & 12’ from buildings and other tents?  
              If Yes – No permit is required
              If No – Permit is required
Note: There are only a few locations allowed to operate a Temporary Business in the Township.  Regardless of whether a Fire Department Operational Permit is required, a Temporary Business & Outdoor Sales Permit is required in all cases.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Business Ordinance click on the link.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Outdoor Display Ordinance click on the link.