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Approach Of Clay County Fair Has City Of Spencer Issuing Reminder Of Licensing Requirements For Peddlers, Transient Merchants & Solicitors

Fri 8-17-2018

(Spencer)-- With the Clay County Fair right around the corner, the city of Spencer is reminding transient merchants and solicitors of the city's licensing requirements.

City officials say it pertains to transient merchants, solicitors and peddlers. The confines of the Clay County Fairgrounds are exempt from the regulations.

Persons wishing to obtain a permit must fill out an application at the City Clerk's Office atleast 24 hours before they intend to begin operations. There is a $25 application fee, with a charge of $5 for each day of registration. A cash or equivalent bond of $500 is also required and cannot be canceled or refunded until 30 days after the expiration of the registration.

City officials say a police check will also be done on each applicant.