Village of Endicott, NY
Broome County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Endicott 7-10-2006.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Auctions and auctioneers — See Ch. 95.
Collateral loan brokers — See Ch. 116.
Garage, yard and porch sales — See Ch. 149.
Handbills — See Ch. 153.
Junk dealers — See Ch. 165.
Parks and public property — See Ch. 180.
Zoning — See Ch. 250.
[1]
Editor's Note: This enactment supersedes former Ch. 184, Peddling and Soliciting, adopted 10-23-1989 by L.L. No. 5-1989 as Ch. 160 of the 1989 Code, as amended.
No person shall distribute or cause to be distributed for advertising purposes in the Village any free package, box, bottle or paper containing any pills, powder, lotion, salve, ointment or other medicinal preparation unless the same is delivered into the hands of an adult person.
No person, without first having obtained a permit therefor, shall solicit or receive funds in any public street, avenue or public place, either by the sale of tags, emblems or similar articles commemorating an event, cause or benefit, for any purpose whatever. Permission can only be had for the soliciting of funds as hereinbefore provided for the sale of tags, emblems or other articles from the Mayor and upon the unanimous consent and approval of the Board of Trustees.
A. 
License required. No person shall peddle or sell or offer for sale any goods, wares or merchandise on any public street, avenue, sidewalk, lane, alley or in any public place in the Village without first obtaining a license to do so from the Village Clerk; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to wholesale salesmen selling goods, wares or merchandise exclusively to merchants or dealers or to the selling or offering for sale in the public streets and public places of the Village, or the selling or offering for sale by going from house to house, store to store or place of business to place of business, of meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, garden truck, farm produce or provisions raised or grown by the person by whom the same are sold or offered for sale; and further provided that this section shall not prohibit any person to whom a license has been granted under § 32 of Article 4 of the General Business Law of the State of New York from hawking, peddling, vending and/or selling his own goods, wares or merchandise.
B. 
License fee. Any person applying for a license required by this section shall, at the time of making application thereto, pay a fee for each license for peddling, selling and/or offering for sale any goods, wares or merchandise as aforesaid as follows:
(1) 
Without a vehicle: $1,250 for an annual license.
(2) 
With a vehicle: $1,500 for an annual license.
(3) 
With or without a vehicle, when a locally organized not-for-profit organization carrying on a special activity the above stated: fees shall be waived.
Hawkers, peddlers or vendors shall not use any of the public streets or public places within the Village as standing places for their teams, wagons, trucks or any other vehicle used by them in the conduct of their business.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding $250 for each offense or imprisonment not exceeding 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment.