Article I General Provisions

7.12.010 Exemption for mail and newspapers.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to the distribution of mail by the United States, nor to newspapers, except that newspapers shall be placed on private property in such a manner as to prevent their being carried or deposited by the elements upon any street, sidewalk or other public place or upon private property.

(Prior code § 7-3-1)

7.12.020 Charitable solicitation.

It is unlawful for any person to solicit for any charitable organization of any kind or character unless a written permit therefor shall be obtained from the city administrator. It shall be the duty of such official, before granting such permit, to make a careful and thorough investigation of each applicant and the cause which he represents so as to satisfy himself that the applicant does, in fact, represent the organization, and that the organization's administrative expenses are reasonable.

(Prior code § 7-3-2)

7.12.030 Soliciting subscriptions.

It is unlawful for any person to solicit subscriptions on the public streets or sidewalks.

(Prior code § 7-3-3)

7.12.040 Penalties.

Any violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be a misdemeanor and anyone convicted of violating any of the provisions thereof shall be punished as provided in Section 1.12.510.

(Prior code § 7-3-4)