||I want to put flyers on people's homes advertising my business (Attorney's Office - General)
Please see the following:
Sec. 12-1. Billposting; definitions.
(a) Billposting means affixing, depositing, distributing, posting, placing, painting or tacking of any handbill.
(b) Handbill means any bill, card, sign, circular, flyer, leaflet, pamphlet, paper booklet, poster or any printed or written material which does the following:
(1) Advertises any business, merchandise, product, commodity or thing;
(2) Directs attention to any business, mercantile or commercial establishment or other activity, for the purpose of either directly or indirectly promoting sales; or
(3) Directs attention to or advertises any meeting, theatrical performance, exhibition, entertainment or event of any kind for which an admission fee is charged for the purpose of private gain or profit.
(c) Person means any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
(Code 1965, §11.13; Ord 87-97, §1, 10-15-97; Ord 142-09; §1, 8-25-09)
Sec. 12-2. Billposting prohibited.
(a) No person shall affix any handbill upon any vehicle on public or private property, unless the owner(s) of said property consents.
(b) No person shall post any handbill on any pole including utility poles, telephone poles, lampposts or poles used for an official sign, on the sidewalk, public or private, on any store, business, barn, shop or other building, either private, municipal or public, or on any fence, bridge, wall or other building or structure except the following:
(1) A dwelling under the following conditions:
a. Handbills are securely affixed.
b. Handbills are distributed only during daylight hours.
c. No person shall distribute, deposit or place a handbill upon any dwelling which is temporarily or continuously uninhabited or vacant.
d. No person shall distribute, deposit or place upon any dwelling a handbill without the name, address and phone number of the person causing the handbill to be distributed, deposited or placed.
e. No person shall distribute, deposit or place upon any dwelling a handbill that contains obscene or harmful material as defined by WSA §948.11.
(2) A billboard.
(c) This section shall not apply to notices, warnings or other communications by, or on behalf of, the City.
(Ord 143-09; §1, 8-25-09)