Skip to main content

SECTION 6.4 HAWKERS AND PEDDLERS - IN GENERAL

A. No hawker or peddler shall sell, offer or expose for sale any items, except those enumerated in MGL Chap. 101, Sec. 17, without a valid state Hawkers & Peddlers license. Said license shall be displayed in clear view at the point of sale at all times during which items are offered for sale.

B. No hawker or peddler shall sell, offer or expose for sale, any items, whether or not enumerated in MGL Chap. 101, Sec. 17, until the name and residence of said hawker or peddler has be registered with the Malden Police Department.

C. Except as provided in Section 6.5, no hawker or peddler shall operate between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

D. Any vehicle used by a hawker or peddler to carry or convey articles shall be neat, clean and shall not leak. Vendors shall provide suitable receptacles for such trash as their sales may be expected to generate.

E. Prices of all items offered for sale shall be clearly posted.

F. Vendors of food shall obtain all applicable permits from the Board of Health prior to any sales.

G. No hawker or peddler shall, while offering items for sale, remain in one place or within 200 yards thereof for more than five minutes, unless actively engaged in a sale or transaction.