§ 115.02  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   “ICE CREAM TRUCK.” Every motor vehicle in which ice cream, popsicles, ice sherbets, snow cones, shaved ice, or frozen desserts of any kind are carried for purposes of retail sale from the motor vehicle on city streets.
   "ITINERANT VENDOR."  Any person who transports tangible personal property for retail sale within the city other than from a fixed location and who does not maintain in the city an established store, office, distribution house, sale house, warehouse service center, or permitted residence from which such business is conducted.  This definition includes without limitation persons who hawk such goods, wares or merchandise by public outcry, and persons who solicit orders for goods, wares or merchandise by going from place to place in the city.  However, this chapter does not apply to any person who delivers goods, wares or merchandise in fulfilling an order which was solicited by mail.
   “MOBILE FOOD TRUCK.”  A self-contained food service operation, located in a readily movable, motorized, wheeled or towed vehicle, used to store, prepare, display or serve food intended for individual portion service.
   “PERSON.”  Any individual, corporation, partnership, trust, firm, association or other entity.
   “SOLICITOR.” Any person who goes upon the premises of any private residence in the City, not having been invited by the occupant thereof, for the purpose of taking or attempting to take orders for the sale of goods, merchandise, wares, or other personal property of any nature for future delivery, or for services to be performed.
   “TRANSIENT MERCHANT.”  Any person engaged temporarily in the retail sale of goods, wares or merchandise within the city and who, for the purpose of conducting such business, occupies any building, room, vehicle, structure of any kind, or vacant lot, but who does not maintain in this city an established store, office, distribution house, sales house, warehouse, service center, or permitted residence from which such business is conducted.  A person shall be deemed to be engaged in a business “temporarily” if such person does not own, or lease for a term of at least six months, the property from which such business is conducted.
(Ord. 7833, passed 6-4-96; Am. Ord. 8991, passed 5-5-15; Am. Ord. 9133, passed 12-5-17; Am. Ord. 9276, passed 8-4-20; Am. Ord. 9281, passed 9-1-20)