City of Las Vegas, NM
San Miguel County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Las Vegas as Ch. 5, Art. 2 of the 1972 City Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Businesses — See Ch. 160.
Mobile food vendors — See Ch. 247, Art. I.
Junk dealers — See Ch. 274.
Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers — See Ch. 313.

§ 319-1 Soliciting without invitation a nuisance.

The practice of going in and upon private residences in the City by solicitors, peddlers, hawkers, itinerant merchants and transient vendors of merchandise, not having been requested or invited to do so by the owner or owners, occupant or occupants of said private residence or residences, for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares and merchandise or for the purpose of disposing of or peddling or hawking the same, is a nuisance, and punishable as a nuisance.

§ 319-2 Police officers authorized to abate nuisance.

The Chief of Police and any and all subordinate police officers of the City are hereby required and directed to suppress and abate any such nuisance as is described in § 319-1.

§ 319-3 Possession of license no bar.

The possession of a license issued by the City Clerk-Treasurer of the City under the provisions of any other ordinance of said City shall constitute no bar to the prosecution authorized by this chapter.

§ 319-4 Providing and furnishing of bond by nonresident and itinerant solicitors.

Nonresident persons not having resided in the City for six months and itinerant solicitors, including persons, firms, associations and corporations, except traveling salesmen or drummers taking orders for merchandise to be delivered to retail dealers only, who solicit sales or applications for sales or real estate, sales of clothing, merchandise, magazines, equipment photography or other articles and who do not maintain a regular place of business upon which a business registration fee is paid, shall, in addition to the license at the rates prescribed in applicable ordinances of the City, prior to engaging in such soliciting, provide and furnish a bond in the sum of $200 to the City for the faithful performance of the service authorized and for the use and benefit of any person or persons who may suffer damages growing out of any transaction had with such solicitor to be recovered by action in court of competent jurisdiction in the name of the person suffering such damage, together with an attorney's fee as may be allowed by the court, such bond to be in full force and effect for the period of one year after its execution and delivery.