1658 Bill No 658

AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE LICENSING OF DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES, VENDORS, FARMER’S MARKETS AND PENALTY FOR VIOLATIONS

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF CITY OF RICH HILL, MISSOURI AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. License Required.          Any person, its agent, servant or employee of any corporation, domestic or foreign, may obtain a license to sell or promote sales door-to-door in the City of Rich Hill, Missouri, by purchasing such license at the City Hall.

Section 2. Exemptions.      Persons soliciting for fundraisers of Schools, Churches and Non-Profit Organizations are exempt from the obligation of purchasing a license.

Section 3. License Fee.       A license to sell in accordance with the following schedules:

One day        $5.00

One week     $25.00

One month   $100.00

90 days         $200.00

Section 4. Farmer’s Market. A license shall be required for the host of each Farmer’s Market in the amount of $5 per day.

Section 5. Penalty.     Any person, upon conviction of a violation of this ordinance, may be charged a fine not to exceed $350.  Each day such sales shall continue without being duly licensed shall be considered a separate violation.

Section 6. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances     Any Ordinance or parts thereof in conflict with this Ordinance is hereby repealed. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after is passage and approval as provided by law.

Read two times and passed this the 12th day of September, 2017.

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Jason Rich, Mayor

ATTEST:

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Brittany Schenker, City Clerk

Ayes:  Humble, Robb, Pilcher, Kassner                          Nays: None

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