Township of Pine Solicitation Code
§ 120-11 Use of streets; hours; prohibited areas
... in the business of peddling, soliciting or canvassing upon any ... shall peddle, canvass or solicit within the Township of Pine ... any peddling, canvassing or soliciting activity. No person shall peddle, canvass or solicit at any residence or dwelling ... the prohibition of peddling, soliciting and canvassing at residences ...
A. No licensee shall have the exclusive right to any location in the public streets or sidewalks, nor shall any be permitted a stationary location thereon, nor shall any licensee be permitted to operate in a congested area where such operations might impede or inconvenience the public use of such streets or sidewalks.
B. Licensees shall be prohibited from operating before 9 a.m. or after 9 p.m., on Monday through Sunday, prevailing time.
[Amended 3-5-2007 by Ord. No. 337]
C. No licensee shall engage in the business of peddling, soliciting or canvassing upon any premises displaying a sign prohibiting such activity.
D. No person, whether or not required to obtain a license under the provisions of this chapter, shall peddle, canvass or solicit within the Township of Pine without first obtaining from the Chief of Police or the Clerk, as the case may be, a list of all residences and dwelling units within the Township of Pine where the owner/occupant of the residence or dwelling unit has provided written notification that they do not desire to be visited on such premises at any time by any person performing any peddling, canvassing or soliciting activity. No person shall peddle, canvass or solicit at any residence or dwelling unit designated on such list. Any such written notice from an owner/occupant to the Township of Pine may be revoked, in writing, at any time by such owner/occupant. The Chief of Police or the Clerk, as the case may be, shall maintain the aforementioned list and update it in its entirety no less often than twice per year. In the event that the identity of an owner/occupant changes, any written notification of the prior owner/occupant shall not be applicable, and the new owner/occupant shall need to provide written notification of their desire to be designated on such list.
[Added 11-15-1999 by Ord. No. 277]
(1) The peddler, canvasser or solicitor shall pay to the Township of Pine its standard copying charge, as otherwise required by the provisions of the Code of the Township of Pine, for the cost of copying and providing the aforementioned list.
(2) Any peddler, canvasser or solicitor who shall violate the provisions of this Subsection D of § 120-11 regarding nonvisitation to certain residences or dwelling units as designated on the aforementioned list may have his/her license immediately suspended by the Chief of Police pending proceedings for the revocation of same pursuant to § 120-14 of the Code of the Township of Pine.
(3) The provisions of this Subsection D § 120-11relating to the prohibition of peddling, soliciting and canvassing at residences or dwelling units designated on the aforementioned list shall not apply to any resident of the Township of Pine.
Residential Solicitation Ban Form
Print, complete and return the Residential Solicitation Ban Form (PDF) to Township of Pine. Your address will be added to the Township's list of residents banning solicitors. You can also complete the form online.
Solicitation Permits may be obtained at the Northern Regional Police Department, Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.