[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Sharon as Art. 8 of the Town Bylaws. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No hawker or peddler shall sell any of the articles enumerated in MGL c. 101, § 17, and the laws in amendment thereof, or in addition thereto, until he has recorded his name and residence with the Chief of Police, or such other officer as is designated by the Select Board, and has been assigned a number.
No hawker or peddler shall carry or convey any article enumerated in MGL c. 101, § 17, and the laws in amendment thereof, or in addition thereto, in any manner that will tend to injure or disturb the public health or comfort, or otherwise than in vehicles or receptacles which are neat and clean and do not leak.
Every vehicle or receptacle in which any hawker or peddler shall carry or convey any of the articles enumerated in said MGL c. 101, § 17, and the laws in amendment thereof, or in addition thereto, shall have painted on it in letters and figures, at least two inches in height, the name of the person selling and the number assigned to him, and every such vehicle or receptacle shall be submitted to the inspection of the Chief of Police, or any of the police officers or constables, at such time and at such place as he may direct for inspection.
No person hawking, peddling, selling, or exposing for sale any articles enumerated in MGL c. 101, § 17, and the laws in amendment thereof or in addition thereto, shall cry his wares to the disturbance of the peace and comfort of the inhabitants of the Town.
No person except one engaged in the pursuit of agriculture shall go about from place to place within this Town carrying or exposing for sale or selling fruit or vegetables in or from any cart, wagon or other vehicle or in any other manner, without a license therefor from the Select Board.
The Select Board shall have authority to grant such license to any person of good repute for morals or integrity who is or has declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States. Said licenses, unless sooner revoked by the Select Board, shall expire on the 30th day of April next after the granting thereof, and each person so licensed shall pay therefor a fee of $8.