[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Tivoli 9-8-1947. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Junk dealers — See Ch. 141.
It is the intent of this chapter to license, regulate and restrict hawking, vending, peddling, soliciting orders and the crying of goods, wares, merchandise or other commodities in the streets and public places and by going from house to house, by person or persons
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- One or more persons of either sex, natural persons, corporations, partnerships, associations, joint-stock companies, societies and all other entities capable of being sued.
No person shall publicly hawk, vend, peddle, solicit orders and/or cry goods, wares, merchandise or other commodities in the streets and public places and by going from house to house in any part of the Village of Tivoli, New York, either on foot or with a vehicle or any other conveyance, without first obtaining a license therefor as hereinafter provided, but nothing herein contained shall apply to sales made to merchants for retail trade, or to sales made to any person or persons of farm produce, if such produce is peddled and sold by the producer thereof or his servants or employees, or to persons selling newspapers or periodicals. The term "farm produce" shall not include nursery stock, potted plants or cut flowers.
Applications for hawking and peddling licenses shall be made by the applicant in person to the Village Clerk of the Village of Tivoli, New York, and after approval of said application, the Village Clerk is authorized to issue such license, upon receiving the license fees as set forth, from time to time, by resolution of the Board of Trustees. The Village Clerk is authorized and directed to collect such rates.
Any person or persons having obtained a license under the provisions of this chapter shall carry such license with him while peddling or hawking in said village.
All licenses issued under this chapter shall terminate on the 31st day of December thereafter.
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both. Each day of continuance of an offense shall be considered a separate offense.