A new ordinance proposed in Snellville that is aimed at making door-to-door solicitors accountable for their actions might also impact kids working on neighborhood fundraisers, according to a report.
WSB-TV reported the ordinance being considered by the Snellville City Council might also require Girl Scout cookie-sellers to be permitted.
The ordinance would require permits from the police department, as well as background checks in the application process, for anybody selling door-to-door in the city limits.
The proposal, still in its early stages, is geared toward keeping track of solicitors and reducing incidents, such as victimizing seniors.
Snellville spokesman Brian Arrington told WSB, “We want to make sure that those who are coming to sell something in our city, that we have a way to make them accountable and keep tabs on them.”
If the ordinance is passed sometime later this year, the parents of youth groups, like the Girl Scouts, would have to be registered.