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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CANVASSER. Any person traveling either by foot, vehicle or other conveyance, from place to place, in order to solicit opinions for a survey or solicit political support.
CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION. Any organization defined as a charitable organization under F.S. Ch. 496 and holds a sales tax exemption certificate under F.S. § 212.08.
CHARITABLE SOLICITOR. Any person, whether a resident of the town or not, traveling either by foot, wagon, automobile motor truck or any other type of conveyance, from place to place, from house to house, or from street to street, requesting, receiving, or attempting to request or receive contributions of goods, money, services or any other thing of value on behalf of a charitable organization.
COMMERCIAL AREA. Any area of the town which is not zoned for residential use in the town’s zoning code.
COMMERCIAL SOLICITOR. Any person, whether a resident of the town or not, traveling either by foot, wagon, automobile, motor truck or any other type of conveyance, from place to place, from house to house, or from street to street, taking or attempting to take, orders for sale of goods, wares and merchandise, personal property of any nature whatsoever for future delivery, or for services to be furnished or performed in the future, whether or not the individual has, carries or exposes for sale a sample of the subject of the sale or not. The definition shall include any person, who, for himself or herself, or for any other person hires, leases, uses or occupies any building, structure, tent, railroad box car, boat, hotel room, lodging house, apartment, shop or any other place within the town for the sole purpose of exhibiting samples and taking orders for future delivery. Nothing in this definition shall be construed to include, any person who solicits or canvases on behalf of a community service organization, a charitable organization as defined herein, or a political party or political candidate.
PEDDLER. Any person, whether a resident of the town or not, traveling by foot, wagon, automotive vehicles, or any other type of conveyance, from place to place, from house to house, or from street to street, carrying, conveying or transporting goods, wares, merchandise, meats, fish, vegetables, fruits, garden truck, farm products or provisions, offering articles to purchasers, or who without traveling from place to place, shall sell or offer the same for sale from a wagon, automotive vehicle, or other vehicle or conveyance. Anyone who solicits orders and, as a separate transaction, makes deliveries to purchasers as a part of a scheme or design to evade the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed a PEDDLER.
(Ord. 2009-03, passed 7-28-2009)