Village of Massapequa Park, NY
Nassau County
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[Adopted 5-22-1967 as Art. II of Ch. 12 of the 1967 Code]
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in business as a canvasser or solicitor, calling at residences without the previous consent of the occupant for the purpose of soliciting orders, sales, subscriptions or business of any kind or seeking information or donations, without first having registered in the office of the Village Clerk and receiving a license as hereinbefore set forth.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 202, Licensed Occupations, for licensing provisions.
A. 
An applicant for registration and license hereunder shall give his complete identification, his signature, the name of his employer, the nature of the services in which he is interested, the names of the manufacturers of the products or of the organization which he represents and the proposed method of operation in the Village.
B. 
If an applicant is under the age of 18, proof of working papers must be provided along with the application.[1]
[Added 4-24-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Sec. 12-30, Fee for license and registration, which immediately followed this section, was deleted 8-22-1983 by L.L. No. 14-1983.
A. 
Issuance. Each applicant who shows evidence of good character and who pays the fee provided for herein shall be furnished a certificate along with a picture ID card which must be prominently displayed on the person while in the Village, indicating that he has registered and showing the dates covered by such registration.
[Amended 4-24-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
B. 
Exhibit. Each person shall at all times while soliciting or canvassing in the Village carry upon his person the registration certificate, and the same shall be exhibited by such registrant whenever he is required to do so by any police officer or by any person solicited.
C. 
No applicant will be permitted to solicit after 8:00 p.m. or dusk, whichever is earlier, on any evening.
[Added 4-24-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
Any registration and/or license hereunder may be revoked by the Mayor, by any member of the Board of Trustees or person designated by the Board of Trustees or by the Police Department because of any violation by the registrant of this article or of any ordinance of the Village, town, state or federal law or whenever the registrant shall cease to possess the qualifications and character required in this article for the original registration.
The provisions of this article pertaining to the licensing of the activity shall not apply to officers or employees of the Village, town, county, state or federal government or any subdivision thereof when on official business, or to any recognized charitable or religious organization.
[Added 4-24-2006 by L.L. No. 3-2006]
The Village of Massapequa Park shall maintain a list of the names and addresses of Village residents who have expressed a desire not to receive any solicitation or canvassing at their residence. The list shall be provided to anyone receiving a license to solicit or canvass. If a license holder solicits or canvasses at a residence that is on the non solicitation list, the Board of Trustees may revoke the license from such holder.