[Adopted as Sec. 11-20 of the 1965 General Ordinances]
No person shall solicit funds or conduct a tag day solicitation on any street or public property owned by the City without having obtained a permit therefor from the City Manager.
The City Manager is authorized to issue permits, without fee, only to bona fide religious organizations and to bona fide charitable organizations who are duly registered with the State of New York for the purpose of soliciting funds pursuant to the provisions of the Social Services Law of the State of New York, and to issue permits without fee to bona fide veterans' organizations as the same are defined in Subdivision 3 of § 168 of the Social Services Law. Said solicitation shall take place during daylight hours only and shall be conducted in an unobtrusive manner without annoyance or hindrance to traffic or pedestrians, and pursuant to such other terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the City Manager and the Corporation Counsel upon taking into consideration the public health, safety and general welfare.
Editor's Note: Amended during codification.
An offense against the provisions of this article shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
Editor's Note: Added during codification.