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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
(1) Any person or business, whether a resident of the town or not, who travels from house to house, from street to street, or on the street, for the purpose of making, selling, or soliciting for sale, goods, wares, merchandise, or services, and shall also include any person who transacts a temporary business within the town.
(2) A PEDDLER/SOLICITOR shall not include:
(a) A professional salesperson, acting in the course of his or her business, when calling upon other businesses;
(b) A person making sales, solicitations, or distributions as part of a charitable, educational, or religious organization or purpose;
(c) Any person or business who operates a business during the annual Summer’s End Festival or any other festival approved by the town, provided that during such festival, the person or business has been approved by the entity sponsoring such festival; and/or
(d) Any person or business who operates a business by hosting or giving parties or open houses when he or she has been invited to the residence or business for a previously scheduled engagement.
(2000 Code, § 4-1) (Ord. 1937-53, passed 3-17-1937; Ord. 2003-1, passed 3-3-2003; Ord. 2010-02, passed 7-13-2010)