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(A) It shall be the duty and responsibility of any prospective solicitor to make application through the Police Department a minimum of two business days prior to the intended time of solicitation. Upon approval of the application and payment of the appropriate fees, a permit will be issued for a period not to exceed five consecutive working days.
(B) It shall be the duty of each applicant to pay a non-refundable application fee of $50 upon initial application for each person who shall be soliciting or acting as a transient merchant, itinerant merchant or itinerant vendor provided that there shall be no fee for charitable solicitation as defined in § 111.02 of this chapter. Food trucks and bicycles vending ice cream shall alternatively pay a seasonal $50 permit fee for the period starting April 1 through October 1 each year. All applicants will each also be required to each pay a $500 deposit per person which will be refunded upon expiration of the permit period pending upon their incurring no incidents during their five days. There will be an additional $10 non-refundable fee for paperwork (lanyard, card and the like).
(C) Any business having entered into a franchise agreement with the village shall be exempt from paying the $50 application fee.
(D) It shall be the duty of every solicitor upon going onto any premises in the village upon which a residence, as defined in § 111.02 of this chapter, is located, to first examine the notice provided for in § 111.05 of this chapter, if any is attached, and be governed by the statement contained on this notice. If the notices states “CHARITABLE SOLICITORS ONLY,” then the solicitor shall immediately and peacefully depart from the premises unless such person represents a charitable organization, as defined in this chapter of this code; and if the notice states “NO SOLICITORS INVITED,” then the solicitor shall immediately and peacefully depart from the premises.
(E) Any solicitor who has gained entry to any residence, whether invited or not, shall immediately and peacefully depart from the premises when requested to do so by the occupant.
(F) It is hereby declared to be unlawful and shall constitute a nuisance for any person to go upon any premises and ring the doorbell upon or near any door, or create any sound in any other manner calculated to attract the attention of the occupant of such residence, for the purpose of securing an audience with the occupant thereof and engage in soliciting as defined in this chapter, in defiance of the notice exhibited at the residence in accordance with the provisions of § 111.05 of this chapter or to otherwise violate the provisions of this chapter.
Penalty, see § 111.99