[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Holland 4-12-2010 by Ord. No. 1-2010. Amendments noted where applicable.]
In this chapter the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.