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For the purpose of this chapter the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
BUSINESS. The business carried on by any person who is an itinerant merchant, peddler, or solicitor as defined in this section.
GOODS. Merchandise of any description whatsoever, and includes, but is not restricted to, wares and foodstuffs.
ITINERANT MERCHANT. Any person, whether as owner, agent, or consignee, who engages in a temporary business of selling goods within the city and who, in the furtherance of such business, uses any building, structure, vehicle, or any place within the city.
PEDDLER. Any person, not an itinerant merchant, who:
(1) Travels from place to place by any means carrying goods for sale, or making sales, or making deliveries; or
(2) Without traveling from place to place, sells or offers goods for sale from any public place within the city.
SOLICITOR. Any person who travels by any means from place to place, taking or attempting to take orders for sale of goods to be delivered in the future or for services to be performed in the future. A person who is a solicitor is not a peddler.
(Ord. 185, passed 3-12-2012)