[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Owego 12-1-1969 as Ch. 11, Art. IV, of the 1969 Code of Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 156.
No person shall conduct a transient retail business in the village until a permit therefor shall have been issued by the Mayor of the village and countersigned by the Village Clerk-Treasurer.
Every person conducting a transient retail business shall file with the Village Clerk-Treasurer, prior to the commencement of said business, a verified statement showing in general the kind and amount of goods and merchandise to be placed on sale and the value thereof and shall also file with the Village Clerk-Treasurer from time to time a verified statement of each additional shipment or quantity of goods received to be placed on sale.
Every person conducting a transient retail business within the village shall file with the Village Clerk-Treasurer a verified statement of each day's sales not later than 12:00 noon on the following day.
Every person conducting a transient retail business in the village shall pay to the Village Clerk-Treasurer a tax based upon the gross sales during the period said business is conducted at a rate the same as the rate at which taxes were assessed and levied for the year in which the permit to conduct said business is issued. Said tax shall be payable on Monday of each week upon the gross sales during the preceding week.
Any person violating any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable, upon conviction, by a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.