Town of Holland, WI
Sheboygan County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Holland 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 1-2010. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 245.
Solid waste — See Ch. 290.

§ 165-1 Definitions.

In this chapter the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
HANDBILL
Any printed or written matter, advertising, shopper, flier, circular, leaflet, pamphlet, paper, booklet or any other printed or otherwise reproduced original or copies of any matter of literature, but excluding a "newspaper" as defined in § 985.03(1)(a), Wis. Stats.

§ 165-2 Inhabited private premises.

No person shall throw, deposit or distribute any handbill or newspaper in or upon private premises which are inhabited, except by handing or transmitting any such handbill or newspaper directly to the owner, occupant or other person then present in or upon such private premises, or by placing or depositing the handbill or newspaper on the porch, stoop or entranceway of the premises or in a receptacle provided specifically for that purpose.

§ 165-3 Prohibited where signs are properly posted.

No person shall throw, deposit or distribute any handbill upon any inhabited private premises if requested by anyone thereon not to do so or if there is placed on such premises a sign bearing the words: "no trespassing," "no peddlers or agents," or any similar notice, indicating in any manner that the occupants of such premises do not wish to have their right of privacy disturbed, or to have any handbills left upon such premises.

§ 165-4 Uninhabited or vacant premises.

It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, deposit or leave any handbill in or upon any private premises which is uninhabited or vacant.

§ 165-5 Prohibited in public places.

No person shall throw, deposit or leave any handbill or newspaper in any public road, street, alley, right-of-way, building or other public place, provided that this shall not prohibit the sale of newspapers in vending machines.

§ 165-6 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, Article I, of this Code.