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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CHARITABLE SOLICITATION. All solicitation by or on behalf of a charitable origination within the meaning of Section 501(a) and (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, 1954 (as amended).
GARAGE SALE. A sale of used items, goods, and wares legally owned at the time such goods, items and wares are offered for sale by the person(s) actually residing on the premises upon which such sale is held or legally owned by the neighbors of said person(s).
GOODS, WARES AND MERCHANDISE. Any and all items of tangible or intangible personal property.
RESIDENCE. Every separate living unit occupied for residential purposes by one or more persons, contained within any type of building or structure.
SOLICITOR. Any person, whether a resident of the village or not, traveling by foot, wagon, automotive vehicle, 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 and merchandise, offering and exposing the same for sale, or making sales and delivery articles to purchasers, or offering services for hire, or who, without traveling from place to place shall sell or offer the same for sale from a wagon, automotive vehicles, or other vehicle conveyance. One who solicits orders and as a separate transaction makes deliveries to purchasers at a future date shall be deemed a solicitor subject to the provisions of this chapter.
TRANSIENT MERCHANT, ITINERANT MERCHANT OR ITINERANT VENDOR. Any person, firm or corporation, whether as owner, agent, consignee or employee, whether a resident of the village or not, who engages in a temporary business of selling and/or delivering goods, wares and merchandise within the village and who in furtherance of such purpose hires, leases, uses or occupies any building, structure, motor vehicle, tent, railroad box car, or boat, public room in hotels, lodging houses, apartments, shops, or any street, alley, or other place within the village, for the exhibition and sale of such goods, wares and merchandise, either privately or at a public auction. This definition shall include any person, firm or corporation who, while occupying such temporary location, does not sell from stock, but exhibits samples only for the purpose of securing orders for future delivery. No person, firm or corporation shall be relieved from complying with the provisions of this chapter merely by reason of associating temporarily with any local dealer, trader, merchant or auctioneer, or by reason of conducting such transient business in connection with, as part of, or in the name of any local dealer, trader, merchant, or auctioneer.