§ 72.007  PEDESTRIANS SOLICITING RIDES OR BUSINESS.
   (A)     No person shall stand in a roadway for the purpose of soliciting a ride from the driver of any vehicle.
   (B)   No person shall stand on a highway for the purpose of soliciting employment or business from the occupant of any vehicle.
   (C)     No person shall stand on a highway for the purposes of soliciting contributions from any occupant of a vehicle, except under the following restrictions:
          (1)     The soliciting agency shall be:
         (a)     Registered with the Illinois Attorney General's office as a charitable organization, as provided by "An Act to regulate solicitation and collection of funds for charitable purposes, providing for violations thereof, and making an appropriation therefor", approved July 26, 1963, as amended;
         (b)     Engaged in a statewide fund-raising activity; and
         (c)     Liable for any injuries to any person or property during the solicitation which are causally related to an act of ordinary negligence of the soliciting agent.
      (2)     Permits.
         (a)     Any person, group, agency, or entity desiring to engage in street solicitation activities must first register with the city pursuant to Chapter 115 and obtain permit(s) from the city clerk for the solicitation activities.  As part of the registration, the person, group, agency or entity shall provide the city with proof of general liability insurance, in an amount to be determined by the city, which names the city as an additional insured and covers the solicitation activities.
         (b)     The city shall only issue two permits to the same person, group, agency or entity for the same solicitation/fund- raising event.  Each permit shall be valid for two consecutive days.  The city may issue rain-day permits.  Each rain-day permit shall be valid for one day.
         (c)     The permit(s) obtained from the city shall be available for inspection at the site of solicitation activities.
         (d)     The chief of police or his  designee may suspend or terminate any permit issued by the city upon determining that inclement weather has created a safety risk beyond the risk associated with the solicitation activities themselves.  If a permit is suspended or terminated prior to the person, group, agency or entity using 51% of the hours available for the particular day, the person, group, agency or entity may be eligible for a rain-day permit upon application to the city clerk.
      (3)     Any person engaged in the act of street solicitation shall:
         (a)     Be 16 years of age or older, as long as an adult 21 years of age or older is providing supervision during solicitation activities at any site involving any person under the age of 18;
         (b)     Wear a high-visibility vest;
         (c)     Wear an item or items of clothing that depict which organization they are representing; and,
         (d)     Use collection canisters that are clearly labeled as to which organization is being represented and is soliciting donations.
      (4)     Taking into consideration the safety of the solicitors, safety of the motorists, as well as avoiding interference with traffic control devices and the orderly flow of traffic, solicitation activities shall only take place between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., from October 1 through April 30, and between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., from May 1 through September 30, and only at the following intersections in the city:
         (a)     Logan and Roselawn;
         (b)     Logan and Fairchild;
         (c)     Vermilion and North;
         (d)     Jackson and Winter;
         (e)     Park and South; and
         (f)     Liberty and Townway.
      (5)     In addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person, group, agency or entity who violates the provisions of this subsection or any other city or state law shall have any permits issued terminated, and shall be unable to obtain any permits for solicitation activities for the period of three years following the violation.
   (D)     No person shall stand on or in the proximity of a roadway for the purpose of soliciting the watching or guarding of any vehicle while parked or about to be parked on a street or highway
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-1006) ('64 Code, § 21-130)  (Ord.  , passed    ; Am. Ord. 8320, passed 8-5-03; Am. Ord. 8495, passed 8-15-06)  Penalty, see § 70.999