ORDINANCE NO. G13-03
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING DOOR-TO-DOOR SOLICITATION WITHIN THE CITY OF EASTBOROUGH, KANSAS AND REPEALING ORDINANCE NO. G12-04.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF EASTBOROUGH, KANSAS:
Ordinance No. G12-04 is hereby repealed.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in door-to-door solicitations without having first secured a registration certificate from the City of Eastborough, Kansas.
Door-to-door solicitation is defined as going on private premises within the City of Eastborough, Kansas, without the prior permission of the owner or occupant thereof for the purpose of soliciting orders for the sale of goods, wares, merchandise or services or for the purpose of soliciting donations by offering to deliver or make an actual delivery of goods, wares, merchandise, or agree to perform or performing services in exchange for the donation of money. The term door-to-door solicitations shall not apply to activities, the proceeds from which are for the exclusive use of charitable, religious, political or other non-profit purpose. An organization is deemed to be non-profit if it has achieved such status under Internal revenue Code Service §501(c)(3). Evidence of Internal Revenue Code Service §501(c)(3) shall be provided upon request.
Each individual desiring a registration certificate to engage in door-to-door solicitations shall file an application with the City Clerk on a form furnished by the City Clerk which shall require presentation of a government issued photo identification. Upon receipt of such application and a fee of $50, the City Clerk shall register the applicant and issue a registration certificate.
Every registration certificate issued shall be issued for a 24 hour period of time to be utilized only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and shall be surrendered upon its expiration.
Any person who shall fail to comply with the provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 and/or incarcerated in the Sedgwick County Jail for not more than 30 days.
This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official city newspaper.
Passed and adopted this 24th day of September, 2013.
David Anderson, Mayor