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A. This chapter shall not apply to sales by farmers, gardeners, or other persons of fruits, vegetables, etc., produced, or manufactured by them within this state as exempted by RCW 36.71.090;

B. This chapter shall not apply to the dissemination of ideas and/or distribution of literature for religious purposes with or without charge;

C. This chapter shall not apply to the vendors of newspapers, the chief aim of which is the dissemination of current news, as distinguished from fictional writings;

D. Unpaid solicitors for religious, charitable, and local community service organizations operated not for profit engaged in the exchange of goods for money will be exempt from SMC 5.36.030(F), (G), (I) and (K); and licenses shall be granted to them without fee upon their compliance with SMC 5.36.030(A) through (E), (H) and (J). The licenses shall be valid for a period of six (6) months from the date of issue. Tax exempt status approved by the Internal Revenue Service shall be prima facie proof of nonprofit status, and individuals or organizations claiming this exemption without such tax status shall have the burden of proving their nonprofit character to the City Clerk. Minors representing such organizations may provide their organization address and contact information in lieu of their own permanent address;

E. Any minors engaging in babysitting, lawn mowing, car washing, or other similar independent activities unless the minor is acting on behalf of a person who is not a minor; or

F. Any person, who, after having been specifically requested by another to do so, calls upon that other person for the purposes of displaying goods, literature, or giving information about any article, thing, product, or service; or

G. Any person who merely solicits orders for goods, which orders are to be accepted and goods delivered at a future time from a place outside of Washington State. (Ord. 1392, 1978; Ord. 2447, 2022)