Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point 12-9-1931 by Ord. No. 13. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 113-1 License required.

A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person without a license previously issued to him to hawk, vend, peddle or solicit orders for the purchase or sale of goods, wares, merchandise or other commodities or solicit subscriptions for books, publications, papers, magazines or periodicals in the streets or public places of the Village or by going from house to house within said Village.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person without a license previously issued to him to distribute or peddle handbills, pamphlets, tracts or advertising matter of any character whatsoever in the streets or public places of the Village or by going from house to house within said Village.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person without a license previously issued to him to solicit in the streets or public places of the Village, or by going from house to house within said Village, gifts, contributions or subscriptions of any kind whatsoever or employment, work or services to be performed within or without the Village.

§ 113-2 Conduct of vendors.

No person, whether the holder of a license issued pursuant to this chapter or otherwise, shall, by any trick or device or by any false or misleading statement or representation, obtain or attempt to obtain admission to the house, garage or stable of any person or corporation in the Village or obtain or attempt to obtain the consent or permission of the owner or occupant of any premises, house, garage or stable within the Village to enter in or upon the same for the purpose of selling or offering for sale or soliciting orders for the sale of any goods, wares or merchandise or for the purpose of soliciting subscriptions for any book, publication, paper, magazine or periodical or for the purpose of seeking employment or for the purpose of soliciting orders for work, labor or services to be performed within or without the Village.

§ 113-3 Form of license; duration; fee; revocation.

A. 
Every license required by this chapter shall be in writing and shall be signed by the Mayor or Acting Mayor and shall be effective for a period specified therein, said period not to exceed one year from the date thereof.
B. 
No such license shall be issued until the licensee shall have paid a license fee as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.[1]
[Amended 4-12-1983 by L.L. No. 10-1983; 11-27-2007 by L.L. No. 8-2007]
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Editor’s Note: See Ch. A162, Fees.
C. 
Any license issued hereunder may be suspended by the Mayor or Acting Mayor, and, in such event, such suspension shall be reported to the Board of Trustees at its next meeting, who shall have the right for cause duly shown forthwith to revoke the same.

§ 113-4 Waiver of license fee.

The Mayor or Acting Mayor or the Board of Trustees may waive the payment of the license fee hereinabove provided in the case of licenses for the purpose of soliciting funds, gifts, subscriptions, work or services for charitable, religious or educational purposes.

§ 113-5 Entry upon residential property.

[Added 12-18-1968]
No person shall go or enter in or upon any residential property in the Village of Kings Point for the purpose of hawking, peddling, vending or selling goods, wares or merchandise or for the purpose of soliciting trade or for the purpose of soliciting subscriptions for any book, publication, paper, magazine or periodical or shall hawk, peddle, vend or sell or offer to sell or solicit orders for goods, wares or merchandise or solicit subscriptions for any book, publication, paper, magazine or periodical thereon unless such person shall prior thereto have been requested or invited so to do by the owner or occupant of such residential property.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 113-6, Penalties for offenses, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 5-19-2003 by L.L. No. 8-2003. See now Ch. 116, Penalties.