Town of Abington, MA
Plymouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Abington 4-3-2006 ATM by Art. 8.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
General penalty — See Ch. 1, Art I.
Junk dealers — See Ch. 94.
Editor's Note: This Article also superseded former Ch. 117, Peddling and Soliciting, comprised of Art. I, Peddling and Soliciting, derived from Ch. 2, Sec. 9, of the 1992 Town of Abington Bylaws; and Art. II, Hawkers and Peddlers, adopted 4-30-2001 ATM by Art. 20.
[Amended 6-6-2016 ATM by Art. 9]
No person unless authorized shall go from place to place with the Town selling or bartering or carrying for sale or barter, or exposing therefor or taking orders therefor any magazines, periodicals, goods, wares and merchandise, without first having recorded his/her name and address with the Chief of Police and furnished such other information as may be requested of him/her.
The Chief of Police shall thereupon issue a permit for a period not exceeding 12 months, which must be shown on request, and shall state that said person has duly registered and is entitled to go from place to place within the Town for the purpose specified.
[Amended 4-2-2012 ATM by Art. 15G]
The Board of Selectmen or its designee shall have the authority to grant licenses to all hawkers and all peddlers who are engaged in the sale or barter of any and all types of merchandise including the sale of prepared or unprepared food; said license fee to be established by the Board of Selectmen.