Transient merchant is anyone who engages in a temporary business in the City of Oakes. This business travels from place to place (door-to-door) selling goods or merchandise and who does not intend to become a permanent merchant of the City.
A license is required to conduct this type of business within Oakes. An application must be submitted to City Hall and be approved by the City Auditor and Chief of Police prior to any sales.
Individuals have the right to refuse service and should report any misconduct to City Hall or the Oakes Police Department.
City Ordinance Chapter 8 Article 2