No person shall vend, peddle or hawk any goods, wares or merchandise of any kind or description at public or private sale, upon the streets, sidewalks, street corners or from house to house within the Town of Branford, without a license issued by the Selectmen of the Town of Branford, in such form as said Selectmen shall deem best.
All such licenses shall be good and effective for the period of six months from the date of issue, and the fee for such license shall be $125 for said period or any fractional part thereof for the use of the Town of Branford, except that all licenses so issued shall expire on January 1 or July 1 succeeding date of issue but with no prorated deduction for any period less than six months.
Every person so granted a license shall, during the hours that he is actively engaged in the business for which he is so licensed, have such license in his possession and submit the same to examination upon demand of any proper officers and shall secure from said Selectmen a badge, if said licensee does not use a vehicle, a number plainly marked or engraved thereon, and, during the hours that he is actually engaged in said business, shall wear such badge in such a manner that it may be plainly seen. If such licensee shall use a vehicle, he shall procure from the Selectmen two license number plates bearing the number and year for which said license is granted and shall, while actively engaged in the business for which he is so granted a license, plainly display said number plates, one on each side of said vehicle. Each vehicle used in such business shall require a separate license.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as affecting the sale by farmers or gardeners vending the produce of their farms or gardens nor the sale, distribution and delivery of ice, milk, cream, teas, coffee, spices and the conditional sale of merchandise nor to the sale of any goods, wares or merchandise of any kind or description by any person having an established place of business within the Town of Branford nor to persons selling only at wholesale to retail dealers.
No such license holder shall vend, peddle or hawk any goods, wares or merchandise of any kind or description at public or private sale upon Indian Point Road, the gazebo at the Stony Creek Town beach, the Summer House gazebo at the Stony Creek Town dock or upon the Town docks at Stony Creek.
Every person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be fined not more than $50.