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Village of Kings Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kings Point 12-9-1931 by Ord. No. 13; amended in its entirety 10-10-2019 by L.L. No. 9-2019. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The following words shall, for the purpose of this chapter, have the meanings herein indicated:
PEDDLING
includes all of the following activities:
A. 
Hawking, vending, peddling, or soliciting orders for the purchase or sale of goods, wares, merchandise, or other commodities;
B. 
Soliciting subscriptions for books, publications, papers, magazines, or periodicals;
C. 
Distributing or peddling handbills, pamphlets, tracts, or advertising matter of any character;
D. 
Soliciting gifts, contributions, or subscriptions; and
E. 
Soliciting employment, work, or services to be performed within or without the Village.
VILLAGE
Village of Kings Point.
VILLAGE CLERK
The Clerk of the Village or such Clerk's designee.
It shall be unlawful for any person to peddle within the Village without a license issued pursuant to this chapter.
No person when peddling shall:
A. 
By any trick, device, or false or misleading statement or representation, obtain or attempt to obtain admission to a house, garage, or other building, or otherwise onto any private premises within the Village;
B. 
Enter upon any residential property within the Village:
(1) 
Except:
(a) 
On Mondays through Fridays, excluding federal and state public holidays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.; and
(b) 
On Saturdays, Sundays, and federal and state holidays between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.;
(2) 
Whereat a clear, visible, and legible "no solicitation" or "no trespassing" sign is posted between the front door of the property and the street in front of that front door; or
(3) 
When the property is on a list, provided to the licensee by the office of the Village Clerk, of properties of residents who have chosen not to permit such entry.
A. 
The Village Clerk shall maintain a list of residents within the Village who have notified the Village Clerk by letter, email, facsimile, or other writing of a desire not to be visited by any person for the purposes set forth in this chapter.
B. 
Any such request shall be good for two years and may be renewed biennially for additional two-year periods.
C. 
The list of residents choosing not to permit entry of such persons upon their premises shall permit residents to distinguish between commercial, political, charitable, religious, and other organizations.
Every application for a license pursuant to this chapter shall be in writing and contain the following information, unless waived as not relevant by the Village Clerk:
A. 
The purpose of the application.
B. 
The dates and times the applicant seeks to peddle.
C. 
The name, street address, telephone number, cell phone number (if any), fax number (if any), and email address (if any) of the applicant.
D. 
The name, street address, telephone number, cell phone number (if any), fax number (if any), and email address (if any) of each of the individuals who will be peddling pursuant to the license.
E. 
A list of all of the motor vehicles that may be within the Village as a part of the peddling, which shall include, as to each such vehicle, its license plate number, make, model, and color.
F. 
If the peddling shall be of ice cream or other food, documentary proof of such licenses or other permits as may be required by the Nassau County Department of Health.
G. 
Such other information as from time to time the Village Clerk may reasonably require to assure the safety of the residents of the Village.
A. 
Every license required by this chapter shall be in writing and signed by the Village Clerk and shall be effective for a period specified therein, said period not to exceed one year from the date it is issued.
B. 
No such license shall be issued until the licensee shall have paid a license fee as established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
C. 
Any license issued hereunder may be suspended for a violation of the provisions of this chapter by the Village Clerk, and, in such event, such suspension shall be reported to the Board of Trustees at its next meeting, who shall have the right for cause duly shown forthwith to revoke the same. The licensee shall be given notice of that meeting with a right to be heard and to be represented by counsel.
D. 
Any licensee whose license has been suspended may appeal such suspension to the Mayor and/or the Board of Trustees.