Q: Hello, do I need a permit to advertise about an event that my non-profit is hosting? We have flyers and other papers
A volunteer group will be walking around door to door to advertise the event. We are not selling anything. We have flyers and other paper materials that we will be handing out to spread the word.
A: The answer to this question depends upon the county where you will be distributing the flyers. Even though you are not selling anything, the township may deem that handing out the flyers is a form of soliciting contributions, and there are townships that require permits for such an activity.
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