[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lattingtown (Art. 11 of the 1998 General Ordinance Compilation). Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person, organization, firm, society, association, company or corporation shall, for commercial purposes, hawk, peddle, solicit, sell, offer to sell or solicit orders for the sale of any goods, wares or merchandise or solicit subscriptions or orders for immediate or future delivery of any merchandise on public or private property in the Village.
No person, organization, firm, society, association, company or corporation shall solicit upon any public or private property in the Village without a license to solicit.
No person, organization, firm, society, association, company or corporation who has obtained a license to solicit upon public or private property in the Village shall solicit where there is displayed to public view any sign containing any or all of the following words: "No Peddlers," "No Solicitors," "No Agents" or other wording, the purpose of which purports to prohibit soliciting on the premises.
All solicitors seeking a license shall cause to be filed an application addressed to the Clerk of the Village of Lattingtown containing the following information:
Name, address and social security number of the solicitor(s).
A brief description of the purpose, method and estimated duration of the solicitation.
Name and address of the organization for which permission to solicit is sought.
Names and addresses of the officers and directors of the organization, firm, society, association, company or corporation.
Legal and tax status of any organization, firm, society, association, company or corporation so applying.
Whether or not any commissions, fees, wages or emoluments are to be expended in connection with such solicitation.
Such other information as the Board of Trustees require.
All applications must be accompanied by a $25 processing fee payable to the Clerk of the Village of Lattingtown.
Upon receiving such application, the Village Clerk shall present the same to the Board of Trustees at its next regular meeting. The Board of Trustees shall approve the application of all bona fide applicants who have complied with the above procedures.
Any license approval granted by the Board of Trustees is subject to the following restrictions:
All solicitation shall be conducted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and sunset or 7:00 p.m., whichever is later.
Any organization, society, association, company or corporation licensed under this chapter shall not have more than six solicitors engaged in the solicitation at any one time.
Any license issued under the terms of this chapter shall expire 10 days after the date of issuance.
All persons soliciting pursuant to this chapter shall at all times during such period carry an identification card issued by the organization, society, association, company or corporation licensed to conduct the solicitation. Each identification card shall plainly show the name of the person soliciting, his or her photograph and the person, organization, society, association, company or corporation on whose behalf such solicitation is being conducted.
Any and all licenses which may be granted by the Board of Trustees pursuant to any part of this chapter may, for cause, be suspended by the Mayor and may be revoked by the Board of Trustees after notice and hearing for any of the following causes: