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Vendors, Public

VENDORS, PUBLIC:  Licensing of

 

Adopted:           October 15, 1969

Amended:         September 19, 1989

 

Section 1.         SELLING OF GOODS TO BE LICENSED

 

Except as hereinafter specified, no person shall, within the town of Bolton, peddle or sell upon the streets, sidewalks, public places or from house to house, or a public or private sale, any goods, wares or merchandise, without first having been duly licensed to do so by license issued to him by the First Selectman of said Town upon paying to said officer for said town license fees prescribed herein.

 

Section 2.         APPLICATION TO BE MADE TO FIRST SELECTMAN

 

Every such peddler, before engaging in such business, shall make application therefore in writing to the First Selectman of said Town of Bolton on blank forms to be supplied by such officer.  Said First Selectman shall have the power to refuse or revoke said permit for cause.

 

Section 3.         LICENSE FEES

 

The license fee shall be that fee or schedule of fees prescribed by the Board of Selectmen by resolution duly adopted by said Board.

 

Section 4.         EXPIERATION OF LICENSES

 

Each license herein provided for shall expire one year from date of issue.

 

Section 5.         EXEMPTIONS FROM LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

 

This ordinance shall not apply to residents of the Town having public or private sales on their own premises; persons selling only to stores, institutions, business, industrial, commercial establishments and Town Agencies; local charities, political, religious and government organizations and their representatives, including public service organizations engaged in soliciting for charitable projects; persons canvassing, soliciting or selling exclusively by telephone, persons delivering food, groceries, fuel oil, milk and/or other goods or supplies which have been ordered or contracted for; person selling newspapers, or the marketing of farm products by the farms of Connecticut raised or produced by them on and from their farms; or the wholesalers selling and delivering their goods to the merchants of the Town; and the persons exempt by the statutes and laws of the State of Connecticut.

 

VENDORS, PUBLIC:  Amendment to Ordinance Adopted October 15, 1969

 

Adopted:           May 14, 1973

Published:         May 18, 1973

Effective Date:   June 2, 1973

 

1.         The ordinance requiring the licensing of public vendors, adopted October 20, 1969, be and is hereby amended by adding the following provisions:

 

“Section 6.  PENALTY.  Any person required to obtain a license hereunder who sells or exposes for sale goods, wares or merchandise at a public or private sale or who engages in peddling or selling goods, wares or merchandise upon the streets, sidewalks, public places or from house to house without obtaining, in advance, said license shall be fined not more than fifty ($50.00) dollars for each offense.  Each day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.