If you’re a resident or business owner in San Carlos who doesn’t want unsolicited or unsubscribed handbills or literature of any kind from distributors on your premises, please proceed with the steps outlined:
Step 1: Submit the online Refusal of Consent Form to be added to the registry.
Step 2: Do you have a sign indicating your desire not to receive handbills or literature at your property?
No - If materials are received, notify distributor in writing that you do not wish to receive any handbills literature, and submit an affidavit to the Clerk’s Office. If the materials from the same distributor continues to be delivered, notify the City Clerk of the violation.
Yes - Submit an affidavit to the Clerk’s Office. If a handbill is received, notify the City Clerk of the violation
Within 15 days of our receiving your form, your address will be added to the Refusal of Consent Registry List, which can be viewed online or at the City Police Bureau: 600 Elm St., San Carlos. Distributors are required to review the list before distributing handbills or literature and cannot leave them at any premises on the list.
Please note that only one entry per address is necessary. All duplicates will be deleted.
The Municipal Code provides more detail about this registry.
If you have any questions or would like to remove your address from this registry, please contact the City Clerk’s Office.