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With election season in full swing we wanted to share our peddler/solicitor ordinance. Political speech or canvassers who attempt only to distribute handbills or to solicit political support or to determine opinions or sentiments are EXEMPT from needing a permit. We've included a list of the permit exemptions below. You can read the full ordinance here: https://bit.ly/2R1VsIh
Permit exemptions. The following are excluded from permitting provisions of this section:(1) Persons who sell agricultural products that were raised or grown themselves.(2) Interruption of service notices by utility companies or governmental notices by the city.(3) Political speech or canvassers who attempt only to distribute handbills or to solicitpolitical support or to determine opinions or sentiments.(4) Persons conducting solicitation activities for a school-sponsored event or program, asporting or cultural organization created specifically to benefit the youth of the community,scouting groups, or other similar organizations.(5) A canvasser as defined in subsection (b) of this section.