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Cross Reference — Peddlers and solicitors generally, ch. 610.
[CC 1976 §12-82; Ord. No. 1019 §1, 7-10-1967]
For the purpose of this Article, the following words and terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them, unless otherwise specifically provided:
COMMERCIAL PARKING AREA
A parcel of land or a structure regularly used, in whole or in part, for the storing or parking of vehicles and where a fee is charged for such storing or parking.
PEDDLER
Includes persons engaging in the business of vending, selling or peddling of ice cream, frozen desserts, sherbets, ices, beverages, pizzas or other prepared retail food or beverages of all kinds.
VEHICLE
Any self-propelled vehicle or other device used in the business of vending, selling or peddling ice cream, frozen desserts, sherbets, ices, beverages, pizzas or other prepared retail food or beverages of all kinds.
VENDOR
Includes persons engaging in the business of vending, selling or peddling of ice cream, frozen desserts, sherbets, ices, beverages, pizzas or other prepared retail food or beverages of all kinds.
[CC 1976 §12-83; Ord. No. 1019 §2, 7-10-1967]
No person shall engage in the business of vending, selling or peddling of ice cream, frozen desserts, sherbets, ices, beverages, pizzas or other prepared retail food or beverages of all kinds upon any street, sidewalk or alley without first having obtained a license from the City Clerk and Collector of Revenue. Each separate vehicle shall require a separate license, and the license must be displayed in a conspicuous place on or in the cab of the vehicle. The fee for such license shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for each vehicle.
[CC 1976 §12-84; Ord. No. 1019 §3, 7-10-1967; Ord. No. 1725 §1, 2-11-1980]
A. 
The City Clerk and Collector shall issue such license to the applicant upon his/her meeting the following conditions:
1. 
Vendors and peddlers shall wear clean outer garments and shall keep their hands clean at all times while engaged in handling products described in Section 625.020 hereof.
2. 
The licensee shall obtain a policy of insurance in the amount of fifty thousand dollars/one hundred thousand dollars ($50,000.00/$100,000.00) in bodily injury coverage and property damage in the amount of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) with an insurance company of good standing on each vehicle used in the sale of the above-described products and shall evidence same by filing a certificate of insurance with a ten (10) day cancellation notice provision.
3. 
No person shall qualify to be a peddler or a vendor under this Article, nor shall any person receive a license therefor if said person or any of said person's employees who shall act as peddlers under such person's license shall have been convicted of any crime involving the sale or use of narcotics or controlled substances, or involving abuse or molestation of children or any sex offense.
[CC 1976 §12-85; Ord. No. 1019 §4, 7-10-1967]
No vendor or peddler to whom a license has been issued shall be allowed to vend, sell or peddle, or cause to be vended, sold or peddled, his/her products other than between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M., upon any street, sidewalk or alley in the City.
[CC 1976 §12-86; Ord. No. 1019 §5, 7-10-1967]
No person when vending, selling or peddling his/her products upon any street, sidewalk or alley within the City shall be within two hundred (200) feet of any church, school or hospital, excepting schools when such are not in use.
[CC 1976 §12-87; Ord. No. 1019 §6, 7-10-1967]
The use of any gong, device, chimes, bells, whistles or other devices whatsoever which produces a distinctly and loudly audible noise in excess of one hundred (100) decibels on such vehicles is hereby prohibited when such vehicle is upon any street, sidewalk or alley, nor shall the vendor or peddler or their employees cry out in any manner his/her product for sale so as to bring the same to the attention of the public during the hours of 9:00 P.M. to 9:00 A.M.
[CC 1976 §12-88; Ord. No. 1019 §7, 7-10-1967]
No vehicle used for vending, selling or peddling within the City shall interfere with or impede the flow of traffic on any City street. No such vehicle shall violate any traffic or parking laws, including the prohibition of double parking.
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Cross Reference — Traffic regulations generally, Title III.
[CC 1976 §12-89; Ord. No. 1019 §8, 7-10-1967]
Whenever the vehicle is stopped for the purpose of making a sale, it shall be stopped at the right-hand curb of the street at the extreme right-hand edge of the pavement. No sale shall be made from any such vehicle to any person who is standing in the normally traveled portion of a City street or alley. At such stops, the vehicle's motor shall be turned off unless its operation is essential to producing the product sold.
[CC 1976 §12-90; Ord. No. 1019 §9, 7-10-1967]
No vehicle may be parked or stored in a commercial parking area for the purpose of vending, selling or peddling.
[CC 1976 §12-91; Ord. No. 1019 §10, 7-10-1967]
Each vehicle shall be equipped with a receptacle for the disposal of wrappers, papers, containers and other trash.
[CC 1976 §12-92; Ord. No. 1019 §11, 7-10-1967]
All vehicles used in the sale of the above described products must be kept in a clean and sanitary condition at all times, and when containing loads or parts of loads of such products, they must be kept only in sanitary places that meet with the rules and regulations of the City Health Department.
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Editor's Note — As part of the editorial/legal review and conference of September, 2001, sections 625.120 — 625.170 have been removed and left reserved for the future use of the city. Former sections 625.120 — 625.170 derived from Code 1961 §§6-97 — 6-100; CC 1976 §§12-104 — 12-109.