The practice of going in and upon private residences in the city by solicitors, peddlers, hawkers, itinerant merchants or transient vendors of merchandise not having been requested or invited to do so by the owner or occupant of the private residence for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares or merchandise or disposing of or peddling or hawking the same is declared to be a nuisance and is punishable as a misdemeanor.
(Prior Code, § 9-40)  Penalty, see § 10.99