Licenses such as dog, mobile food vending, special events, initial business, peddlers/canvassers, coin operated amusement devices, liquor, and others are issued in the City Clerk’s Office.DOG LICENSES
In order to purchase dog licenses online please visit the Oakland County website.
MOBILE FOOD VENDING
List of Approved Mobile Food Vendors for 2018
On June 19, 2018, the Clawson City Council, adopted Ordinance No. 726 which outlines the regulation of mobile food vending vehicles and services. In general, the ordinance looks toward the promotion of additional mobile food vending services in restricted areas of Clawson, requiring permits therefore; setting fees for the issuance of such licenses; providing certain exemptions; establishing standards necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare; specifying enforcement measures in certain instances and providing an appeal process on issues regarding the denial of a license or circumstances covering the revocation of a license. In addition, there are several forms that are required to be completed before the office of the City Clerk will issue such as license. A copy of this comprehensive ordinance can be obtained from the Office of the Clawson City Clerk, 425 N. Main Street, Clawson, MI 48017.
List of Approved Peddler/Canvasser/Non-Profit Organizations
NO KNOCK REGISTRY UPDATE - April, 2015
Residents are urged to report promptly any door-to-door salesperson who is unable to produce their license. Furthermore, City Ordinance, Sec. 54-3. Hours of Operation, states that “No person shall engage in any peddling or canvassing between the following hours:
1. Between October 1 and March 31 of each year, 6pm–8am
2. Between April 1 and September 30 of each year, 8pm–8am
If you have any questions about Licenses please contact the City Clerk's Office at 248-435-4500 ext. 116 or 118.
You can also download the required forms from the City Clerk's page under the Applications & Permits page.
Non-profit/religious/political organizations or candidates are required to submit a letter requesting to canvass in the City. If applicable, they must include a copy of their 501c(3) status, list of staff/volunteers, vehicle information, time frame, type of canvassing and any other pertinent information. Non-profit organizations are not required to pay the $35 peddler/canvasser fee. Religious and Political Organizations or candidates are protected under the Constitution and are precluded from the No Knock Registry. Please contact the City Clerk for proper procedure and review the following adopted Peddler/Canvasser Street Solicitation Policy that was approved on February 3, 2015.