[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Huntington Bay 11-9-1964. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person or persons, firm, association or corporation shall hawk, sell or dispose of or offer to sell or dispose of or peddle commodities, goods, wares, merchandise or magazines or solicit trade or subscriptions within the Village of Huntington Bay without first obtaining a license therefor. Application for such license shall be filed with the Village Clerk. Such license shall be issued by the Board of Trustees of the Village to such persons as it shall deem fit and proper upon payment to the Village of a fee of $50. Every such license shall be countersigned by the Clerk of the Village, who shall keep a record thereof and the amount of the fee paid therefor and shall deliver a copy of said license to the Chief of Police of the Village. All licenses shall expire at the end of the calendar year in which they are issued.
This chapter shall not apply to any person whom this Village may not, pursuant to the laws of the State of New York, prohibit from hawking or peddling.
[Amended 1-9-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978; 12-21-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
Each offense against the provisions of this chapter or article shall constitute a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York and shall be punishable as such. Any person or persons violating any provisions of this chapter or article shall be liable for and pay a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $250 for a conviction on each offense.
[Added 12-21-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
If any part or provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be confined in its operation to the part or provision or application directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered and shall not affect or impair the validity of the remainder of this chapter or the application thereof to other persons or circumstances, and the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay hereby declares that it would have passed this chapter or the remainder thereof had such invalid application or invalid provision been apparent.