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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.
FIXED OR ESTABLISHED PLACE OF BUSINESS. A place of business opened, owned or operated for the purpose of carrying on a permanent business but does not include any place of business owned or operated only for a temporary period of time.
ITINERANT MERCHANT. Any individual, whether a resident of this city or not, traveling from place to place, from house to house, or from street to street, without a fixed or established place of business in the city, and without representing a firm or person or corporation having a fixed or established place of business in the city for the purpose of selling, offering for sale or taking or attempting to take orders for the sale of goods, wares and merchandise, personal property of any nature for present or future delivery; or selling, offering for sale or taking or attempting to take orders for the sale of services to be furnished or performed, whether or not the person has, carries or displays a sample of the subject of the sole or whether he is collecting advance payments on the sale. The term ITINERANT MERCHANT includes the terms canvasser, solicitor, peddler, transient merchant or vendor, transient or itinerant photographer. The term ITINERANT MERCHANT does not include the terms defined in Chapter 119: Mobile Vendors in the City of Claremore Code of Ordinances.
(`83 Code, § 9-201) (Ord. 751, passed 3-19-79; Am. Ord. 2016-29, passed 6-20-16)