The practice of going in and upon private residences, business establishments, public buildings, public or city property or offices in the city, by solicitors, peddlers, hawkers, itinerant merchants and transient vendors of merchandise, books, pictures, periodicals or anything whatsoever, not having been requested or invited so to do by the owner, manager or occupant of such private residence, business establishment, public building or office, or by the Mayor or Chief of Public Safety, for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise or anything whatsoever, or for the purpose of disposing of or peddling or hawking the same, is hereby declared to be a nuisance and punishable as such as a misdemeanor.
('84 Code, § 20-11)  Penalty, see § 10.99