[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Amesbury as Art. 41 of the 1990 Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Soliciting — See Ch. 360.
Any transient vendor, hawker, or peddler, as defined by MGL c. 101, must obtain a permit from the Amesbury Municipal Council before conducting business on property owned or otherwise controlled by the Town of Amesbury. The time period of the event will be determined by the Municipal Council.
The fee for the permit will be $50 for each event the transient vendor, hawker or peddler attends. The Municipal Council may waive the fee for recognized nonprofit organizations.
The number of permits for an event may be limited if it is in the public interest to do so.
The transient vendor, hawker or peddler must display the permit when he is conducting business. No business may be conducted without the permit.
This chapter may be enforced by the Amesbury Police Department or other appointed representatives of the Municipal Council or Mayor.