(A)   Any organization, society, association or corporation desiring to solicit or have solicited in its name, money, donations of money or property, or financial assistance of any kind or desiring to sell or distribute any item of literature or merchandise for which a fee is charged or solicited from persons other than members of such organization upon the streets, in office of business buildings, by house to house canvass, or in public places for a charitable, religious, educational or philanthropic purpose shall be exempt from the provision of §§ 111.04, 111.07(B) and 111.08 of this chapter; provided, there is filed a sworn application in writing on a form to be furnished by the City Recorder which shall give the following information:
      (1)   Name and purpose of the cause for which permit is sought;
      (2)   Names and addresses of the officers and directors of the organization, together with a tax-exempt I.D. number;
      (3)   Period during which solicitation is to be carried on; and
      (4)   Whether or not any commissions, fees, wages or emoluments are to be expended in connection therewith.
   (B)   Upon being satisfied that such organization, society, association or corporation is a religious, charitable, patriotic, educational or philanthropic organization, the City Recorder shall issue a permit without charge to such organization, association, society, or corporation to solicit in the city. Such organization, association, society or corporation shall furnish all of its members, agents or representatives conducting solicitation credentials in writing stating the name of the organization, name of agent and purpose of solicitation.
(Ord. 95-04, passed 9-5-1995)