How to Apply
  • Apply in person at 336 Fayetteville Street to the Department of Environmental Services between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Complete the application provided by the Department and provided proof of identification (a copy of which will be submitted with the application).
  • When these items are provided, a permit will be issued that will expire 6 months from the date of issuance. The customer is able to renew their permit for an unlimited number of times.
  • Permits issued from Environmental Services with the County are valid only for the unincorporated parts of Wake County.

Municipalities
(If begging or solicitation is taking place within City or Town Limits, permits may be required.  Please refer to the contacts below for each municipality.)

Apex Police Department
919-362-8661
Cary Police Department
919-319-4516
Fuquay-Varina Main Number
919-552-1400
Garner Public Information Officer 
919-773-4418

Holly Springs Town Clerk 
919-557-3900

Knightdale Town Manager
919-217-2202

Morrisville Main Number 
919-463-6200
Raleigh Police Department 
919-996-3335

Rolesville Planning Department 
919-554-6517


​Wake Forest Police Department
919-554-6150

Wendell Main Number
919-365-4450
Zebulon Planning Department
919-823-1810