[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Brookfield 2-17-1962. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fees — See Ch. 127.
No person may peddle, vend, hawk or sell upon any public street or from house to house within the Town of Brookfield without a license.
The Board of Selectmen shall, upon presentation of satisfactory evidence that the applicant is of good character and upon full disclosure of the goods, wares or other products to be sold and upon payment of the fee as hereinafter provided, issue a license to such applicant.
Said license shall be valid for a period of one year from the date of issue. The fee for such license shall be as established from time to time by the Board of Selectmen.
Any person possessing such license shall, upon request, exhibit it.
Any person who shall fail to comply with the terms of this chapter shall be liable to a fine of not more than $199 for each offense.
This chapter shall not apply to farmers and gardeners selling the produce of their farms and gardens, nor to those selling, distributing and delivering ice, milk, teas, coffees, spices, groceries, meats, baker's goods and merchandise on conditional sale where full payment is not required at the time of solicitation, nor to bona fide charitable organizations recognized by the State of Connecticut and exempt from federal taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code. Veterans, who have been Connecticut residents for at least two years and are principals of the organization seeking the permit, are exempt.