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Old 03-30-2014, 11:18 PM
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I would do it. At worst they are just gonna toss it in the trash.
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:20 PM
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I have been hired by those who have had "no solicitor" signs...when I have left XYZ marketing material. I have clients who have those signs and typically they most always say this applys to door knockers.
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:20 PM
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I'd put it this way, I've landed many accounts from flyers where they had "no soliciting" signs, but have never had anyone call and complain about receiving a flyer/door hanger even with a sign.

Like others have said, just don't knock and bother them personally, if they aren't interested it's extremely easy for them to throw away half a page of paper left on their door.
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Old 03-30-2014, 11:46 PM
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It's funny. 70-80% of my 85 accounts are directly from my flyers. Of those 60-65 homes, I would say 50 have no soliciting signs.
REALLY?

no soliciting signs are common where you are from? huh...
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:38 AM
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It is completely legal to leave fliers. You are not soliciting.

When you knock on the door and solicit. That's when you have problems.

Chances are where "no soliciting" signs are is where you WANT to work.
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I wouldn't suggest anyone take this ^ as legal advice unless you can afford the fines.

Around here, you need to apply for a permit to solicit - and yes, that means walking around leaving flyers whether you knock, or not.

Some municipalities do not allow it PERIOD. There's a nice area not far from where I live that WILL send a patrol car if someone calls to report you.
My first year I called several local municipalities to find out what was what rather than just doing whatever I want. Only one had a "no solicitation" policy - ALL the others required a permit - some only required you to fill out paperwork, while others required fees.
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:41 AM
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I wouldn't suggest anyone take this ^ as legal advice unless you can afford the fines.

Around here, you need to apply for a permit to solicit - and yes, that means walking around leaving flyers whether you knock, or not.

Some municipalities do not allow it PERIOD. There's a nice area not far from where I live that WILL send a patrol car if someone calls to report you.
My first year I called several local municipalities to find out what was what rather than just doing whatever I want. Only one had a "no solicitation" policy - ALL the others required a permit - some only required you to fill out paperwork, while others required fees.
so where a reversible camp jacket so you can hide in the shrubbery when the po pos come.

either that or dress like a girl scout
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Old 03-31-2014, 01:48 AM
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Bwahahahaha...

Oh T.... You make me laugh man...

Love it!
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Old 03-31-2014, 08:36 AM
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I wouldn't suggest anyone take this ^ as legal advice unless you can afford the fines.

Around here, you need to apply for a permit to solicit - and yes, that means walking around leaving flyers whether you knock, or not.

Some municipalities do not allow it PERIOD. There's a nice area not far from where I live that WILL send a patrol car if someone calls to report you.
My first year I called several local municipalities to find out what was what rather than just doing whatever I want. Only one had a "no solicitation" policy - ALL the others required a permit - some only required you to fill out paperwork, while others required fees.
I have several friends that have taken hoa,towns, and cities to court.

They have won everytime. Because like t said. They have no legal meaning. Your right to advertise is protected under the free speech for corporation.
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Old 03-31-2014, 11:58 AM
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If I've taken the time to walk all the way up to the door you can bet your butt I'm leaving a flyer.
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:20 AM
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Sure do. That is not considered soliciting here. Had one complaint, and have two new yards right across the street from each other, both with signs.
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