(A)   A person commits an offense if the person engages in solicitation activities in the city without a valid permit issued by the Chief of Police or the designee of the Chief of Police.
   (B)   A permit shall be valid for one year following the date of its issuance unless a shorter period is requested by the applicant.
   (C)   An applicant for a permit shall pay a non-refundable application fee at the time the application is submitted.
   (D)   The amount of the non-refundable application fee shall be $100. If a person, firm, corporation or organization engages in solicitation activity through two or more agents, employees, or volunteers the non-refundable application fee for each additional agent, employee or volunteer shall be $100 per each agent, employee, or volunteer. The non-refundable application fee shall be used for the purpose of defraying administrative expenses incident to the issuing of permit.
   (E)   A non-profit organization or a person conducting solicitation activity on behalf of a non-profit organization is exempt from payment of the application fee.
(Ord. OR-2221-21, passed 10-11-21)