A.   “Soliciting” shall mean and include any of the following activities:
      1.   Seeking to obtain orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, foodstuffs or services of any kind, character or description whatever, for any kind of consideration whatever; or
      2.   Seeking to obtain prospective customers for application or purchase of insurance of any kind, character or type; or
      3.   Seeking to obtain information on the background, occupation, economic status, religious status, political status, attitudes, viewpoints, occupants of a residence, telephone number, address, furnishings, or the like of another person for the purpose of compiling such information as raw data or refined data into a document, record, book or directory to be sold or to be used wholly or in part for a commercial purpose; or
      4.   Seeking to obtain gifts for contributions of money, clothing, or any other valuable thing for the support or benefit of any charitable or nonprofit association, organization, corporation or project.
   B.   “Soliciting” shall not include those activities described as seeking to obtain orders for the purchase of goods, wares, merchandise, insurance, foodstuffs, services or articles to be used by the County of McHenry, said soliciting being conducted through department heads and proper purchasing procedures.
(Ord. O-7910-02-47, § 1, passed 10-16-1979)