15-212. Peddlers and vendors; regulation.

A primary city shall have power, by ordinance, to prevent forestalling, prohibit or regulate huckstering, prescribe the kind and description of articles which may be sold and places to be occupied by vendors, and may authorize the immediate seizure and arrest or removal from the markets of persons violating regulations fixed by ordinance; together with articles of produce in their possession, and the immediate seizure and destruction of tainted or unsound meat or other provisions. Nothing herein shall be construed to authorize the council by ordinance to assess or impose any tax, assessment, fine or punishment on any farmer or producer for selling at any time within the city any article of provision or vegetables grown or produced by him.

Source:Laws 1901, c. 16, § 129, XVI, p. 131; R.S.1913, § 4426; C.S.1922, § 3810; C.S.1929, § 15-213; R.S.1943, § 15-212.