City Code: 1045:0

Section 1045 - Nuisances Affecting Right of Privacy (Green River Ordinance)

Section 1045:00. Nuisances Affecting Right of Privacy. The practice of going in and upon private residences in this municipality by solicitors, peddlers, hawkers, itinerant merchants and transient vendors for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise or services of any kind, or for the purpose of peddling the same, upon private residences whose owners or occupants have placed upon or near the usual entrance thereto a sign bearing the notice "Peddlers and Solicitors Prohibited," or upon private residences whose owners or occupants have not requested or invited them to do so, is hereby declared to be a nuisance.

Section 1045:05. Nuisances Prohibited. Any person who shall commit, cause or create a nuisance as herein defined shall be guilty of a penal offense.

Section 1045:10. Damage or Defacing of Signs. Any person, other than the person occupying such premises, who shall remove, injure, damage or deface the placard or sign referred to above in this ordinance, shall be guilty of a penal offense.

Section 1045:15. Applicability. This ordinance shall not apply to persons duly licensed or specifically exempted from licensing under the constitution and laws of the State of Minnesota or the ordinances of this municipality, at such times as such persons are conducting only the activity described in such laws and ordinances; it shall not apply to persons making an initiatory uninvited call upon householders of this municipality as a preliminary to the subsequent establishment of a regular route service for the sale and delivery to customers of the daily necessities of life which are perishable or subject to spoiling within a reasonably short time; and it shall not apply to charitable organizations and representatives thereof duly registered under Laws of Minnesota 1961, Chapter 309, M.S.A., Sections 309.50 to 309.61, or those specifically exempted from registration under the provisions thereof.

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