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The Collections Division collects amounts due to the City of Fayetteville, which include the following:

  • Abatement payments
  • Assessment payments
  • Beer and wine licenses
  • False alarm fees for Fire and Police Departments
  • Fire inspection fees
  • Hazmat fines
  • Insurance payments
  • Noise citations
  • Peddler and seasonal merchant permits
  • Rehabilitation loan payments
  • Other miscellaneous fees

Parking and red light ticket payments should be made through the following:

The Collections Division is located on the first floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street.

Payment Information

  • To make payments in person, visit the Collections Division in City Hall.
  • To make payments by phone via Visa or MasterCard, call (910) 433-1676 or (910) 433-1030.
  • To make payments by mail, send checks or money orders to: 

    City of Fayetteville
    Collections Division
    P.O. Drawer D
    Fayetteville, NC 28302


Beer & Wine License

Beer and wine licenses are required for retailers of beer and/or wine. They are issued for the period of May 1 through April 30 and must be renewed no later than May 1 of each year.

Business Privilege License

Session Law 2014-3 eliminated the authority of municipalities to levy Privilege License Tax; therefore, the City of Fayetteville will discontinue charging a Privilege License Tax, effective July 1, 2015.

Solicitor & Peddler Permits

Section 15-16 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Fayetteville, North Carolina, regulates soliciting in private residences and on the streets and sidewalks in the city limits of Fayetteville.

Solicitor Permit:  a solicitor is a person who seeks subscriptions to publications and periodicals or to sell goods or wares on behalf of a third party in a residential or commercial area. 

Peddler Permit:  a peddler is a person who travels from place to place with an inventory of goods, who shall not remain in any one place for more than 12 hours or return to such location for the duration of the three-month permit, to sell the goods at retail and to deliver the identical goods. 

Solicitor and Peddler Permit Applications (click here to download)

Application fee - $25.00

Payment is due upon approval of permit.

Three-month renewal fee - $5.00

Please be careful to renew permits on time to avoid undergoing the application process again. A permit may be renewed 3 times if renewed prior to expiration.

You will need to provide the following with the Solicitor and Peddler Permit Application:

  1. A copy of your fingerprints obtained from the sheriff’s department
  2. Two passport-size photos (2⅟₂” x 2⅟₂”)

Please submit applications to the Finance Department on the first floor of City Hall located at:

433 Hay Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Telephone: (910) 433-1030 / 433-1676 / 433-1675

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Application and fingerprints will be reviewed by the Police Department and returned to the Finance Department within approximately 7 business days. here may be unforeseen circumstances that may prolong this process. We will contact you upon receipt of the application. A Solicitor’s Permit card or a Peddler’s (with vehicle or on foot) Permit card will be issued upon approval. Please return to the Finance Department to pick up your permit and pay your application fee.

Please contact the Finance Department if you require further information.

Contact Us

  • Phone - (910) 433-1676 / 433-1030 / 433-1678
  • Fax - (910) 433-1780
  • Located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street

Zoning Approvals

Zoning approvals are required for any new business and can be obtained through the Development Services Inspections Department.

Contact the Permitting & Inspections Department:

  • Phone - (910) 433-1701
  • Located on the 1st floor of City Hall, 433 Hay Street

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