(A)   The following persons shall be excepted from the license requirement:
      (1)   Newspaper carriers;
      (2)   Farmers and gardeners selling agricultural products they have grown; and
      (3)   Persons operating during special community-wide events, as defined herein.
   (B)   While excepted from the license fee requirement, authorized representatives of religious, non-profit and charitable organizations, or sponsors of a charitable event, desiring to solicit money or to distribute pertinent literature, must first submit in writing to the City Clerk for approval the name of such organization or sponsor and charitable purpose for which such activity is sought, the names and addresses of the officers and directors of the organization, satisfactory verification of its 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, specification of the dates and times during which such activities are to be conducted and of the amounts of any commissions, fees or wages which are to be charged in connection with the activity. Upon proper application by a bona fide charitable or religious organization, the City Clerk shall issue the applicable license containing the above information to the applicant free of charge, subject to the time limitations as set forth in this subchapter.
(2013 Code, § 17-155.1)  (Ord. 14884, passed 3-14-2011; Ord. 14886, passed 6-27-2011)