Friday, June 5, 2015

Vendor ordinance changed

The Meridian Township Board approved amendments to the Meridian Township Vendor Ordinance on Tuesday, May 19th.

Vendors will now only be allowed to go door-to-door from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, April 1st through October 31st and from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, November 1st through March 31st. The changes also prohibit vendors from advertising their goods or services in a way that disturbs the peace.

Amendment to Section 38-121 of Article IV Vendors, Division 1, Generally. Section 38-121 entitled Conduct defined as vending of the Code of the Charter Township of Meridian, Ingham County, Michigan, is hereby amended to read as follows:
         (1) The act of offering goods and/or services for sale from a fixed place not within a building or from a fixed place in a temporary structure or shelter, not including merchants offering goods and /or services for sale upon commercial premises permanently occupied by them.
         (2) The act of offering goods and/or services for immediate sale, or for sale by sample, description, or otherwise for delivery at a future time, by going from door to door, or passing from house to house or for resale to manufacturers for use in their processes; also not including regular route delivery persons delivering goods and/or services.

To read the full ordinance, visit the following link:

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