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For the purpose of this article, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
PERSON. Any individual, firm, co-partnership, corporation, company, association or joint stock association, church, religious sect, religious denomination, society, organization or league, and including any trustee, receiver, assignee, agent or other similar representative thereof.
SOLICITING or SOLICITATION.
(1) Any one or more of the following activities by a person on streets, highways, sidewalks and at residences without invitation:
(a) The sale of, offer or attempt to sell, or seeking to obtain orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuff, consulting services or services of any kind, character or description, for any kind of consideration whatever;
(b) The sale of, offer or attempt to sell, or seeking to obtain prospective customers for any application or purchase of insurance of any type, kind or character;
(c) The sale of, offer or attempt to sell, or seeking to obtain subscriptions to books, magazines, periodicals, newspapers or any type kind of publication; and
(d) The request, directly or indirectly, for money, credit, property, financial assistance or other thing of value on the plea or representation that such money, credit, property, financial assistance or other thing of value will be used for a political, religious or charitable purpose.
(2) SOLICITATION shall be deemed completed when made, whether or not the person making the same receives any contribution or makes any sale referred to in this section.
(Ord. 92-11-117, passed 11-10-1992; Ord. 2002-06-34, passed 6-17-2002; Ord. 2003-02-07, passed 2-18-2003)