For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply, unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION. Shall include any benevolent, philanthropic, patriotic or eleemosynary person, partnership, association or corporation, or one purporting to be such.
   DIRECT SELLER. Any individual who, for himself, or for a partnership, association or corporation, sells goods, or takes sales orders for the later delivery of goods, at any location other than the permanent business place or residence of the individual, partnership, association or corporation, and shall include, but not be limited to, peddlers, solicitors and transient merchants. The sale of goods includes donations required by the direct seller for the retention of goods by a donor or prospective customer.
   GOODS. Shall include personal property of any kind, and shall include goods provided incidental to services offered or sold.
   PERMANENT MERCHANT. A direct seller who, for at least one (1) year prior to the consideration of the application of this subchapter to merchants, has continuously operated an established place of business in this Town or has continuously resided in this Town and now does business from his residence.
(`92 Code, § 4-61) (Ord. 88-35, passed 10-13-88)