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PEDDLER - any person who shall engage in peddling as hereinbelow defined.
PEDDLING - the selling or offering for sale of any goods, wares, services or merchandise for immediate delivery, which the person selling or offering for sale carries with him in traveling, or has in his possession or control, upon any of the streets or sidewalks, from house to house, by visitation to private residences, or by entering in or upon private property within the Township.
PERSON - any natural person, association, partnership, firm, organization or corporation.
SOLICITING - the seeking or taking of contracts or orders for any goods, wares, services or merchandise for future delivery, or for subscriptions or contributions, upon any of the streets or sidewalks, from house to house, by visitation to private residences, or by entering in or upon private property, within the Township.
SOLICITOR - any person who shall engage in soliciting as hereinabove defined.
2. Exceptions. The words "soliciting" and "peddling" shall not apply to:
A. To farmers selling their own produce.
B. For the sale of goods, wares and merchandise, donated by the owners thereof, the proceeds whereof are to be applied to any charitable or philanthropic purpose.
C. To any manufacturer or producer in the sale of bread and bakery products, meat and meat products or milk and milk products.
D. To children under the age of 18 years who take orders for and deliver newspapers, greeting cards, candy, bakery products and the like, or who represent the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts or similar organizations.
E. To the seeking or taking of orders by insurance agents or brokers licensed under the insurance laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
F. To a person who has complied with the provisions of the Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act, 10 P.S. § 162.1 et seq., as hereafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
G. For taking orders for merchandise, by sample, from dealers or merchants for individuals or companies who pay a license or business privilege tax at their chief place of business.
3. In this Part, the singular shall include the plural and the masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter.
(Ord. 27-5-80, 5/5/1980, § 1; as amended by Ord. 12/10/2001)