It shall be unlawful for any itinerant solicitor, itinerant peddler, itinerant hawker, itinerant merchant, or itinerant transient vendor of merchandise, not having been requested or invited in or upon any private residence in the city by the owner or owners, occupant or occupants, of a private residence, to go in or upon any private residence for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise, and/or disposing of, and/or peddling or hawking the sale, or to solicit by means of a telephone, selling or offering to sell, or taking orders for goods, wares, merchandise, or other articles for future delivery, or for services to be performed in the future, without having on his person a certificate of registration secured from the Clerk-Treasurer with the approval of the Chief of Police as hereinafter provided.
(`84 Code, § 4-11(a))  (Ord. 83, passed 11-23-59)  Penalty, see § 10.99