Temporary Events / Sales / Promotions

There are various types of temporary outdoor sales, events and activities that the City of Hiram regulates. Below is a brief description of each and the respective application. If you have any questions regarding your particular situation, please feel free to contact the Occupational Tax Certificate Clerk for assistance at 770-943-3726, ext. 2013.

Outdoor Sales Events - existing Hiram businesses
Outside storage / sales are prohibited by the Zoning Ordinance, however, Hiram businesses are eligible for 4 variances in a calendar year in order to conduct a temporary / seasonal sale. Each variance may be issued for a maximum of 30 days each. (See City of Hiram Code of Ordinances Appendix A, Article XIII, Section L)

Click here for an application:Temporary Sales Event Application

Special Events / Promotions
Events with 20 or more guests and/or that will involve certain special circumstances, such as road closures, provision of merchandise, food or beverages where not otherwise allowed, and obstructing public property, require a Special Event Permit. (See City of Hiram Code of Ordinances Chapter 7)

Click here for an application: Special Event Permit Application

Charitable Solicitations / Benefits / Promotions
Solicitations for charitable purposes, whether by going door-to-door and/or holding a benefit or promotion, may require a permit to do so. Please contact the Occupational Tax Certificate Clerk to discuss the details of your plan so that a determination may be made.
*Please note that solicitations of any kind are strictly prohibited in the right-of-way*

Door-to-Door Solicitation / Temporary Fixed Location Sales
Commercial solicitation, whether going door-to-door and/or setting up at a fixed location, requires a permit prior to engaging in such activity. (See City of Hiram Code of Ordinances 12-301 thru 312)

*Please note that solicitations of any kind are strictly prohibited in the right-of-way*

Click here for an application: Commercial Solicitor Application