Village of Manlius, NY
Onondaga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Manlius 10-27-1959. Sections 42-1E, 42-2, 42-3, 42-5, 42-7 and 42-13 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES

Games of chance — See Ch. 58.

§ 42-1
Distribution of advertising material. 

§ 42-2
Auctioneers. 

§ 42-3
Shows and exhibitions. 

§ 42-4
Peddlers, hawkers and vendors. 

§ 42-5
Fees for peddler, hawker and vendor license. 

§ 42-6
Canvassers and solicitors. 

§ 42-7
Fees for canvasser and solicitor permit. 

§ 42-8
Application for license or permit. 

§ 42-9
Issuance of license or permit; record; time of effect; hours of use. 

§ 42-10
Restrictions of use of license or permit. 

§ 42-11
Fee exemptions. 

§ 42-12
Power to remit fees. 

§ 42-13
Penalties for offenses. 

§ 42-1 Distribution of advertising material.

A. 

It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute advertising material within the Village of Manlius without previously having obtained a permit to do so from the village.

B. 

The Mayor may grant to any person, upon written application, a permit to distribute advertising material upon a designated day. Such application shall show the name and address of the applicant and must be accompanied by a copy of the material proposed to be distributed.

C. 

No person when distributing advertising material shall ring any doorbell or sound any alarm, and no distribution shall be made between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.

D. 

Distribution of advertising material must be made on the date set forth in the permit, except that the Mayor, for a good cause, may extend the time of distribution of such advertising material.

E. 

Any person shall be entitled to receive, without cost, not to exceed three permits in any calendar year and thereafter shall pay the sum provided in Chapter A102, Fees, for additional permits. This chapter shall not apply to the delivery of any newspaper.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 42-2 Auctioneers.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

No person, unless duly licensed by the Board of Trustees, shall sell any goods or chattels at public auction within the limits of said village, except that no license shall be required of a person who sells at public auction at his residence the contents thereof nor of a merchant who has conducted a business in the village for more than six months and liquidates his business. The sum provided in Chapter A102, Fees, shall be the annual auctioneer's fee for a license, and the daily fee provided in Chapter A102, Fees, shall be due for each day a person acts as an auctioneer and shall be payable to the Village Treasurer before 10:00 a.m. of the day of the auction.

§ 42-3 Shows and exhibitions.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

No company, organization, troupe or individual shall give any exhibition, show or special performance within the corporate limits of said village, unless duly licensed by the Mayor. The daily license fee therefor shall be as provided in Chapter A102, Fees, except that no fee shall be required of a nonprofit organization.

§ 42-4 Peddlers, hawkers and vendors.

Except as herein provided, all persons who are now engaged in or who shall hereafter engage in purchasing, buying, bartering, selling, peddling, hawking or vending goods, wares and merchandise or other personal property or soliciting orders or subscriptions for the sale or purchase thereof or for work, labor or services to be rendered to residents of the village to be done and performed elsewhere than upon the premises of such resident by going from house to house within the limits of the village, whether he or she is the principal or an employee, agent or representative of any other person, firm or corporation, shall procure a license so to do from the Mayor and shall pay to the Treasurer the license fee hereinafter provided.

§ 42-5 Fees for peddler, hawker and vendor license.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

The fees for licenses issued under § 42-4 of this chapter shall be as follows:

A. 

If a vehicle is used, the license fee for the period commencing on the date when such license is issued and ending on the 30th day of June next thereafter shall be the sum provided in Chapter A 102, Fees, or the daily fee provided in said chapter, which license, in either case, shall include the right of one person and no more to be in attendance upon said vehicle. For each person operating from a vehicle, in addition to the one person holding a license therefor, the license fee for a like period shall be the sum provided in Chapter A102, Fees, or the daily fee provided in said chapter.

B. 

The license fee for any person who does not use or operate a vehicle in connection with such work shall be the sum provided in Chapter A102, Fees, for the period commencing on the date said license is issued and ending on the 30th day of June next thereafter or the daily fee provided in said Chapter A102. If the application for any license other than a daily license is made after January 1 in any year, the amount of such license fee shall be 1/2 of the foregoing rates, and all of said licenses, except daily licenses, shall expire on the 30th day of June next after the date issued.

§ 42-6 Canvassers and solicitors.

All persons who are now or who shall hereafter engage in canvassing and/or soliciting for the sale of or subscription to newspapers, magazines, books, pamphlets or other publications and/or soliciting or canvassing for contributions for or subscriptions to any purpose by going from house to house within the limits of the village, whether such person is the principal or an employee, agent or representative of any other person, firm or corporation, shall procure a permit so to do from the Mayor and shall pay to the Treasurer the fee hereinafter provided.

§ 42-7 Fees for canvasser and solicitor permit.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

The permit fee for licenses under § 42-6 of this chapter shall be the sum provided in Chapter A102, Fees, for the period commencing on the date said permit is issued and ending on the 30th day of June next thereafter or the daily fee provided in said Chapter A102. If the application for any permit other than a daily permit is made after January 1 in any year, the amount of such permit fee shall be as provided in Chapter A102, Fees, and all of said permits, except daily permits, shall expire on the 30th day of June next after the date issued.

§ 42-8 Application for license or permit.

All applicants for a license or a permit under the provisions of this chapter shall file with the Mayor an application for the same, setting forth, under oath, his or her name, age, place of residence and, if an employee, agent or representative of any other person, firm or corporation, the name and place of business of such other person, firm or corporation, together with such other information as the Mayor may require. Any applicant who shall have been refused such license by the Mayor may apply to the Board of Trustees therefor at a meeting thereof.

§ 42-9 Issuance of license or permit; record; time of effect; hours of use.

All of said licenses and permits shall be issued by the Mayor and shall be countersigned by the Clerk, who shall keep a record thereof and of the amount of the fee, if any, to be paid therefor; and upon presentation of such license to the Treasurer, so signed and countersigned, and the payment to the Treasurer of such license or permit fee, the Treasurer shall endorse thereon his receipt, and, except as hereinafter provided, no license or permit shall take effect until the receipt of the Treasurer shall have been endorsed thereon. The license or permit must be shown to anyone on demand, and no person holding such license or permit shall be permitted to engage in any work or occupation thereunder, and no such work or occupation shall be engaged in within the village on Sundays or before 8:00 a.m. or after 8:00 p.m. on other days.

§ 42-10 Restrictions of use of license or permit.

No license or permit issued under the provisions of this chapter shall include more than one person, nor shall more than one license or permit of any one kind be issued to any person, and no license or permit hereunder shall be transferable, except that if the holder of any license or permit is engaged in work as an employee or as the agent or representative of some other person, firm or corporation, then and in that event said license or permit may be surrendered and a new license or permit issued to some other employee, agent or representative of said person, firm or corporation for the term thereof without the payment of any license fee. Any person assigning or transferring or attempting to assign or transfer any license or permit issued hereunder, except as herein provided, shall be guilty of violating this chapter.

§ 42-11 Fee exemptions.

No license fee shall be required for peddling meats, fish, fruit and farm produce by farmers and by persons who produce such commodities, and no license or permit fee shall be required of an honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine who is crippled as a result of injuries received while in the military or naval service of the United States, of any honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine or of the widow of any such veteran, to whom a license has been issued pursuant to § 32 of the General Business Law to hawk, peddle, vend and sell his own goods, wares and merchandise or to solicit or trade upon the streets or highways within the state, and no license fee or permit fee shall be required in any case where, by so doing, it would unlawfully interfere with interstate commerce.

§ 42-12 Power to remit fees.

It is hereby ordained and enacted that the Board of Trustees reserves to itself, at all times, the authority and power in order to prevent any undue or unnecessary hardship, or when, in the judgment of the Board, the public interests of the village will be promoted thereby, to remit in whole or in part the payment of any fee for any license or permit issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. In such case, the Clerk shall certify to the Treasurer a statement of the action taken by the Board and the extent to which the fee for such license or permit is remitted and that such license or permit shall then take effect only after the Treasurer has endorsed the same in conformity with the action of the Board.

§ 42-13 Penalties for offenses.

Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II.