While the solicitation ordinance applies to many businesses, there are some industries which are regulated by state or federal law or court rulings and the City is not able to further regulate their activities and the ordinance is not applicable.
Those businesses to which the provisions of the ordinance do not apply include:
- Public utility companies or others operating under franchises granted by the City
- Insurance sales people
- Real estate sales people
- Others licensed by the state (including security alarm companies)
- Religious or political groups or organizations that solicit or canvass for a religious, charitable or other non-commercial purposes