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As used in this chapter:
(a) “Canvasser” or “solicitor” means any individual, whether a resident of the City or not, traveling either by foot, wagon, automobile, motor truck or any other type of conveyance, from place to place, house to house, or street to street, without first having an appointment to visit a residence, is taking or attempting to take orders for the sale of goods, wares and merchandise, personal property of any nature whatsoever for future delivery or for services to be furnished or performed in the future. This definition shall not apply to persons selling any agricultural articles, or products offered for sale by the producer.
(b) “Peddler” means any person who carries with him for the purpose of sale and immediate delivery from house to house, goods, wares and merchandise. Exception to this definition of the term “peddler” are the following:
(1) A person making delivery of goods, wares or merchandise theretofore sold by an establishment having a permanent place of business.
(2) A person making sales of the following items of daily household consumption:
A. Baked goods;
B. Fruit and vegetables;
C. Dairy products except ice cream and frozen desserts.
(c) “Canvasser” or “solicitor” or “peddler” may be a bona fide educational, religious, fraternal or charitable organization. The license required may be issued in the organization’s name, cover all members of that organization. When the applicant is such an organization, the Mayor shall have the authority to waive any non-applicable provisions of Section 753.03.
(Ord. 13-2015. Passed 4-20-15.)