[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Matamoras 10-6-1958 as Ord. No. 113, approved 10-6-1958. Section 87-2 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
The practice of going in and upon private residences in the Borough of Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania, by solicitors, not having been requested or invited so to do by the owner or owners, occupant or occupants of said private residences, for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of books, magazines, goods, wares and merchandise, is declared to be a nuisance and punishable as such nuisance as a summary offense.
[Amended 12-30-1975 by Ord. No. 174, approved 12-30-1975; 9-6-1988 by Ord. No. 217]
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.) and costs of such proceedings or, upon default of payment of such fines and costs, by imprisonment in the county jail for a term of not more than thirty (30) days. The continuation of such violation for each successive day shall constitute a separate offense, and the person or persons allowing or permitting the continuation of the violation may be punished as provided above for each separate offense.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the sale or soliciting of orders for the sale of bread and baked goods, milk, dairy products, vegetables, poultry, eggs and farm and garden produce, so far as the sale of the commodities named herein is now authorized by law.