§ 110.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   CANVASSER or SOLICITOR. 
      (1)   An itinerant vendor of merchandise who shall go from door-to-door or place-to-place, selling, causing to be sold, offering for sale or taking orders for present or future delivery of merchandise, products or services of any description whatsoever, including but not limited to magazines, periodicals, books and orders or contracts for home improvements or alterations.
      (2)   A person who makes or conducts surveys for research purposes, analyses, opinion polls, rating data and any similar work which, by nature, involves door-to-door or place-to-place activity.
      (3)   A person who goes from door-to-door or place-to-place for the purpose of soliciting contributions, donations or any other thing of value for any person or organization.
      (4)   A person who goes from door-to-door or place-to-place for the purpose of distributing circulars or other printed or electronic media.
   CANVASSING or SOLICITING.  The act of going from door-to-door or place-to-place for the purpose of:
      (1)   Sale, distribution, advertising, promoting, demonstrating and/or vending of merchandise, products, services or materials or taking orders for present or future delivery of merchandise, products, services or materials, of any description whatever, including but not limited to magazines, periodicals, books and orders or contracts for home improvements or alterations;
      (2)   Making or conducting surveys for research purposes, analyses, opinion polls, rating data and any similar work, which, by nature, involves door-to-door or place-to-place activity;
      (3)   Soliciting contributions, donations or any other thing of value for any person or organization; or
      (4)   Distributing circulars, advertisements, brochures or other similar printed matter.
   PERSON.  Any individual, firm, partnership, association, group of persons or corporation.
(1986 Code, § 3-8.1)  (Ord. 09-15, passed 05-26-2009)