3-11-2: PROHIBITING CONDUCT OF BUSINESS ON PUBLIC STREETS AND PLACES; EXCEPTIONS:
   A.   Conduct Of Business On Public Streets: It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in or conduct any business in, on, over or upon any public street or place within the city or to employ any person to engage in or conduct any business in, on, over or upon any public street or place within the city.
   B.   Distribution Of Materials On Public Streets: It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute to the public or place on any vehicle in the public street or place any cards, circulars, handbills, samples of merchandise or any advertising matter whatsoever on any public street or place within the city or to employ any person to do same in, on, over or upon any public street or place within the city except as herein provided.
   C.   Off Site Locations: It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in or conduct business on any off site location within the city without having first obtained a license to do so as herein provided, or to employ any person to engage in or conduct any business on any off site location within the city without said person having first obtained a license to do so as herein provided; provided that, persons who own and engage in the sale of foodstuffs or garden products from a stall, booth, wagon, motor vehicle or similar conveyance shall obtain a license as herein provided for said stall, booth, wagon, motor vehicle and said license shall be valid for any and all employees thereof for the sale of prepared foodstuffs only.
   D.   Exceptions: The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
      1.   Any sales under court order.
      2.   A bona fide auction sale.
      3.   Traveling salespersons, commercial travelers or the like who exclusively or primarily sell to, or solicit orders for future delivery, from local retailers, local businesses, local governments, local schools or local wholesale firms, catering services or the sale of prepared foodstuffs entering private property with permission of occupants for sale or distribution to said occupants.
      4.   The sale and distribution of newspapers.
      5.   Contribution solicitation where the person being solicited to contribute personally knows the identity of the person soliciting the contribution, the name of the group or organization he represents, and the nature of the services performed or offered by the group or organization.
      6.   The sale of tickets by local school students to a function of their school or similar fundraising activities; or fundraising sales by local service clubs or groups such as Elks, Kiwanis, Lions, Boy or Girl Scouts, etc.
      7.   Any person engaged in political activities including funds or membership solicitations.
      8.   Garage, yard or similar sales by individuals at their residence or place of business not exceeding twice in one calendar year, which sales shall not include business inventory.
      9.   Any solicitation of information for a telephone book or a city directory by a company representative.
      10.   Any organization exempt from taxation as provided by 26 USC 501 and meeting all the requirements for the exemption provided by USC 503.
      11.   A sale made pursuant to prior negotiations between the parties at a business establishment at a fixed location in the city whose goods or services are offered or exhibited for sale.
      12.   A sale of services to be furnished or performed in the future to or by a business establishment at a fixed location in the city.
      13.   The handing out of business cards by an individual upon request of the receiving party.
      14.   Advertising materials displayed inside buses and taxi.
      15.   Sales of any items sanctioned by the Mini-Cassia chamber and approved by the city council. (Ord. 726, 4-5-1994)
      16.   A sale of goods or services provided by a business establishment on the existing and functioning business property of a business establishment in the city. (Ord. 813, 6-19-2001)