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Park Peddlers Permit
The Town of Beekman established this licensing procedure for solicitors, peddlers, and vendors desirous of setting up a transient business within Town of Beekman Parks and Recreation areas.
Any peddlers applying for a permit must comply with the following requirements:
Provide business name, first and last name, age, phone number, permanent address, current address if different, email address.
The description of the vehicle to be used, its license number and a copy of a valid registration to the vehicle.
Physical description of the applicant and all employees, accompanied by all the valid NYS Driver’s License of the applicant and all employees
Applicant and all employees must sign and submit a Permission for Background Check form as provided by the Town
A brief description of the nature of the business to be conducted and the goods to be sold
The names of all municipalities in which the applicant has carried on the business of soliciting, peddling or vending orders during the preceding six months.
A description of the proposed location(s) of the vending business and the length of time during which it is proposed that the business shall be conducted.
If the application is for a permit to handle food in any form, the applicant shall submit a valid permit issued by the Dutchess County Health Department establishing compliance with the provisions of the Dutchess County Public Health Regulations.
The applicant must submit a copy of their NYS Sales Tax ID Certificate of Authority.
The applicant must submit proper and appropriate proof of Workers Compensation Insurance in an amount sufficient to cover its employees.
The applicant shall be insured and keep current a public policy for damages for death or injuries to persons in an amount not less the $1,000,000.00 aggregate and must also maintain any insurance required by New York State for the carrying out of a transient business including but not limited to automobile insurance and workers compensation; and shall submit a copy of the Certificate of Insurance naming the Town of Beekman, 4 Main St., Poughquag, NY 12570 as additionally insured.
Any change in circumstances with regard to the information provided in the permit process shall be reported to the issuing office within 30 days.
Certified permits must be prominently displayed on the vehicle.
Permittees must respect the Black Out dates.
Tentative Black Out Dates
Recreation Center Park
• Egg Hunt: April 13
• Fishing Derby: April 27, 7am – noon: no sales
• Dates and times the Beach is Open from 6/26 to Labor Day: no sales of ice cream, snack foods, or drinks
• June 28: Family Fun Night Campfire and Sing-a-long
• TBA: Two additional Family Fun Nights
• Community Day: July 20, rain date July 21: all day – no sales unless spot is rented for this event
• Fall Festival: Oct. 19, 7am – 5pm - no sales unless spot is rented for this event
• Snowflake Spectacular: Dec. 7, 7am – 5pm - no sales unless spot is rented for this event
Town Center Park
• TBA: Possible BAC Father’s Day Weekend Tournament
• June 23: Portuguese Festival
• MS Tournament: dates TBA
• Beekman Cup: Columbus Day Weekend
• Beekman Cup: Columbus Day Weekend
Beyer Drive Soccer Field
No black out dates at time of printing
Additional Dates may be added by the Rec Advisory Committee and Peddlers will be notified by email
$250 non-prorated annual fee is due with the application and covers the calendar year.
How to Obtain Peddler’s Permit
Gather all items required as per
Peddler's Permit Checklist
found at this link and listed above on this page
Complete and submit the
Park Peddler's Application
and the $250 fee in person to the Recreation Office, 29 Recreation Center Road, Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
Have owner and any employee who may staff your business in our parks complete
Permission for Background Check
Must submit application in
Park Peddler's Permit
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
All Recreation Parks
$250.00 R, $250.00 NR
Must bring application, payment, & items on checklist to Recreation Office
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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