LOCAL LAW # 7 of 2016 Amending Section 143, titled Peddling and Soliciting, creating a Do Not Knock Registry and making miscellaneous additional changes to the section as below.
A LOCAL LAW TO AMEND Section 143, titled Peddling and Soliciting
BE IT ENACTED by the Village Board of the Village of Airmont as follows:
Section 143-8 Investigation; Issuance; denial paragraph A should read:
TITLE: Investigation; Issuance; denial
BODY: (A) The Village Clerk, with such assistance from the Police Department as may be reasonably necessary, shall investigate all applications and shall thereafter, within a reasonable time, issue or deny a license to the applicant. All licenses shall expire sixty (60) days following their issuance, but such license may provide for an earlier expiration date.
Section 143-9 Restrictions, add paragraph L as follows:
BODY: (L) Peddle or solicit on property registered in the No Knock Registry as per section 143-17. Knowledge of the most current Registry shall be the duty and responsibility of the licensee.
Section 143-16 Penalties for offenses, should read as follows:
Title: Penalties and offenses
BODY: A. Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as follows:
- For a first offense, a fine of not less than $500 or more than $1,500.
- For a second offense within twenty four months, as measured from occurrence to occurrence, a fine of not less than $1,500 or more than $3,500.
- For a third offense within twenty four months, as measured from occurrence to occurrence, a fine of not less than $3,500 or more than $10,000, or imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, or both.
Adding section 143-17 as follows:
TITLE: Do Not Knock Registry
BODY: A. The Village Clerk shall prepare and maintain a list of addresses where the owner and/or occupant has notified the Clerk that peddling and soliciting is not desired (hereinafter referred to as the “Do Not Knock” Registry). Notification shall be by completion of a form available at the Village Clerk’s office during normal business hours. The list shall be updated as needed by the Village Clerk.