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A. It shall be unlawful for any solicitor or canvasser to engage in such business within the corporate limits of the city without first obtaining a permit and license therefore in compliance with the provisions of this ordinance.

B. All persons granted a license or permit hereunder shall display a visible badge during activities licensed hereunder, to be approved by the City of Malden Police Chief.

C. Distributing advertising material on private property. It shall be unlawful for any person to go in or upon private residences in the city for the purpose of distributing advertising material of a commercial nature, not having been requested in writing to do so by the owner or occupant of such private residence. The foregoing provision shall not apply to the distribution of advertising material by any newspaper or the United States Postal Services.