LICENCES, PERMITS & FEES
SOLICITATION, OPEN MARKETS
CITY COUNCIL, POLICE, WEIGHTS & MEASURES,
C. 101, SS. 9, 32, LYNN ZONE ORDINANCE
SECTION 2. License
required – Application.
Requires transient vendors to acquire a license from the City Clerk
before making any sale of goods, wares or merchandise in the city.
Definition of transient vendor from C.
101, S. 1.
License fee of $1,000 is in force as
long as the continuous exposure for sale and expires Jan. 1 of the following
All open-air stands require Council
approval under Sections 4 and 12 of the Zone Ordinance.
Each license is for one location, no
copies used by other persons.
SECTION 3. State
license required, Display.
Need state license C. 101, S. 3 before
Any licensee who fails, neglects or
refuses to exhibit a license granted under the provisions under this
ordinance or MGL when same is demanded to be displayed by the Sealer of
Weights and Measures, agents of the Health Dept. or a police officer shall
be subject to the same penalty as if the person had no license. (C. 101, SS.
SECTION 4. Revocation.
City Clerk has authority to revoke license for violation of any
ordinance or law that would make the person unfit for the license.
SECTION 5. Christmas
Requires a license for open sale of
Christmas trees, wreaths, flowers and decorations.
Exempts persons assessed or liable for
personal property taxes.
Exempts sales on property owned by
Council determined religious, fraternal and charitable organizations.
Exempts persons declared to be blind
under C. 6, S. 133, 135.
SECTION 6. Door to door sales.
SECTION 7. Standing. No hawker or peddler shall, on a street of the city and while
offering or exposing goods, wares, or other merchandise for sale, remain in
one place, or within two hundred feet thereof, for longer than 5 minutes,
unless actually engaged in making a sale.
FINE - $50 per violation.
Police Chief had authority to grant and charge
door to door licenses under Section 6.
Similar ordinance passed sometime near 05/23/86 requires City Council
permit. See Door to Door sales.
Ordinance 04/25/89 (ORD III-21) refers
to Section 7 but is silent to the standing provision.