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For the purposes of this section the terms defined in this subsection have the meanings ascribed to them as follows:
(a) Charitable solicitor. "Charitable Solicitor" shall mean any person who requests donations, contributions, gifts, endorsements, signatures or other valuable considerations or distributes flyers, books, information or other objects in behalf of bona-fide tax-exempt organizations by traveling about the city in residential districts as defined by the zoning code. "Charitable or political solicitor" shall include persons promoting religious organizations or beliefs.
(b) Peddler. "Peddler" means any person with no fixed place of business who goes from house to house, from place to place or from street to street, carrying or transporting goods, wares or merchandise and offering or exposing the same for sale or making sales and deliveries to purchaser.
(c) Responsible official. "Responsible Official" shall mean the Chief of Police in reference to solicitor's licenses. It shall mean the Zoning Inspector in reference to temporary business licenses.
(d) Solicitor. "Solicitor" means any person who goes from house to house, from place to place or from street to street soliciting or taking or attempting to take orders for any goods, wares or merchandise, including books, periodicals, magazines or personal property of any nature whatsoever for future delivery. "Solicitor" does not include any person taking or attempting to take orders to be filled by goods, wares or merchandise delivered to the purchaser from other states.
(e) Temporary business. "Temporary Business" shall mean any place at which goods, wares, merchandise or services are sold or offered for sale, other than from a permanent structure duly approved for such use; and further means roadside stands and locations established within buildings and enclosed malls, such as tables or booths, including those erected for special events and shows, at which goods, wares, merchandise or services are sold or offered for sale or advertised.
(f) Transient merchant. "Transient merchant" means any person, firm or corporation who engages temporarily in the business of selling and delivering goods, wares or merchandise within the city, and who, in the furtherance of such purpose, hires, leases, uses or occupies any building, structure, vacant lot, motor vehicle, trailer or railroad car.
(Ord. 02-O-51, passed 11-4-2002)