720.01   DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this chapter:
   (a)   "Canvassing" means traveling from residence to residence within the City, without having a previous appointment to visit the residence or residences visited for the purpose of disseminating any lawful message either without soliciting funds or donations or in conjunction with soliciting funds or donations.
   (b)   "Charitable" means patriotic, philanthropic, social service, welfare, benevolent, educational, civic, fraternal, veteran's medical and social research, either actual or purported.
   (c)   "Peddling" means either of the following:
      (1)   Traveling from either residence to residence or door to door within the City, without having a previous appointment, for the purpose of obtaining or attempting to obtain funds or exposing or offering for inspection or sale, goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or any other property, tangible or intangible, of any nature whatsoever, or services, or for the purpose of taking or attempting to take orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or other property, tangible or intangible, of any nature whatsoever, for future delivery, or of services to be furnished or performed in the future whether directly for the resident or on an indirect or "group" basis; or
      (2)   Means any person who sells, barters, offers for sale, or exposes for sale at retail or wholesale, any goods, wares, merchandise, chattels, vegetables, fruits, foodstuff of any description, any substance for human consumption, or any commodity or other article and/or taking or soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise or personal property of any nature for future delivery, or for services to be performed in the future upon the public streets or alleys, sidewalks, or in the entrances to buildings or other premises, or upon vacant lots or other tracts of land, or from place to place within the corporate limits of the City.
   (d)   "Political" shall not include the word "charitable", but shall be given its commonly accepted definition.
   (e)   "Religious" or "religion" shall not include the word "charitable", but shall be given their commonly accepted definitions.
   (f)   "Soliciting" means traveling from residence to residence within the City, without having a previous appointment to visit the residence or residences visited for the sole purpose of obtaining or attempting to obtain funds.
(Ord. C21-12.  Passed 5-21-12.)