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(A) Nuisances affecting right of privacy. The practice of going in and upon private residences in the city by solicitors, peddlers, hawkers, itinerant merchants and transient vendors for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise or services of any kind, or for the purpose of peddling the same, upon private residences whose owners or occupants have placed upon or near the usual entrance thereto a sign bearing the notice “Peddlers and Solicitors Prohibited” or upon private residences whose owners or occupants have not requested or invited them to do so, is hereby declared to be a nuisance.
(1992 Code, § 1045:00)
(B) Applicability. This section shall not apply to persons duly licensed or specifically exempted from licensing under the Constitution and laws of the state or the ordinances of the city, at such times as such persons are conducting only the activity described in such laws and ordinances; it shall not apply to persons making an initiatory uninvited call upon householders of the city as a preliminary to the subsequent establishment of a regular route service for the sale and delivery to customers of the daily necessities of life which are perishable or subject to spoiling within a reasonably short time; and it shall not apply to charitable organizations and representatives thereof duly registered under Laws of Minnesota 1961, Ch. 309, Minn. Stat. §§ 309.50 to 309.61, as they may be amended from time to time, or those specifically exempted from registration under the provisions thereof.
(1992 Code, § 1045:15)
Penalty, see § 93.999