A. Applicants for a permit and license under this ordinance must file with the city clerk a sworn application in writing, in duplicate, on a form to be furnished by the city clerk, which shall give the following information:
(1)Name and description of the applicant;
(2)Permanent home address and full local addresses of applicant;
(3)A brief description of the nature of the business and the goods to be sold;
(4)If employed, the name and address of the employer, together with credentials establishing the exact relationship; (5)The length of time for which the right to do business is desired;
(6)The place where the goods or property proposed to be sold, or orders taken for the sale thereof, are manufactured or produced, where such goods or products are located at the time such application is filed and the proposed method of delivery; (7) A photograph of the applicant, taken within 60 days immediately prior to the date of filing of the application, which picture shall be 2" by 2" showing the head and shoulders of the applicant in a clear and distinguishing manner; (8)The names of at least two (2) reliable property owners of the county who will certify as to the applicant's good character and business respectability or, in lieu of the names and references, such other available evidence as to the good character and business responsibility of the applicant as will enable an investigator to properly evaluate such character and business responsibility;
(9) A statement as to whether or not the applicant has been convicted of any crime, misdemeanor or violation of any municipal ordinance, the nature of the offense and the punishment or penalty assessed therefore.
B. At the time of filing the application, a fee as determined by the City Council shall be paid to the City Clerk for each solicitor and canvasser. Exempt from payment of all fees hereunder are the following: United States Postal Service; newspaper and/or magazine delivery services; and non-profit and charitable organizations registered under applicable sections of the Internal Revenue Code or Mass. General Laws Chapter 180 or Chapter 68 sec. 19.