Doing business door-to-door?
All peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants must obtain a Solicitor's License from the City of Alleman. The purpose of a Solicitor's License is to protect residents against fraud, unfair competition and intrusion into the privacy of their homes.
If approved, each solicitor is required to keep their license in their possession at all times while conducting business in the City and be able to produce the license upon the request of prospective customers as evidence of compliance with the City's Municipal Code.
Please refer to the City's Municipal Code for license application requirements and exemptions.
Download the Application
A non-refundable $20 application fee is required at the time of submission. Licenses can be obtained for a period of one day up to six months. Rates vary based on the length of the license.
Pursuant to the City's Municipal Code, hours of solicitation in the City of Alleman are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Soliciting is not permitted on Sundays or national holidays.
Mobile Food Unit Vendor Permit
View the list of licensed vendors below. Residents are encouraged to look for the permit to be posted in the food truck or stand.
All mobile food unit vendors are required to be licensed by the City of Alleman. If approved, each vendor is required to keep their license posted in their unit at all times while conducting business in the City and be able to produce the permit upon the request of prospective customers as evidence of compliance.
Residents who encounter unlicensed vendors are encouraged to file a report with the City of Alleman at (515) 685-3666.
File the License or Permit
When finished, please email the completed application to or return the completed application by mail or in-person to:
City of Alleman
Attn: City Clerk
14000 NE 6th St.
Alleman, IA 50007
Monday, Wednesday, Friday,
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM