What is the Village of Waunakee’s approach to door to door sales?
It is unlawful for any transient merchant to engage in direct sales within the village without being registered and issued a permit. The definition of transient merchant is as follows; Any individual who engages in the retail sale of merchandise at any place in this state temporarily, and who does not intend to become and does not become a permanent merchant of such place. For purposes of this definition sale of merchandise includes a sale in which the personal services rendered upon or in connection with the merchandise constitutes the greatest part of value for the price received, but does not include a farm auction sale conducted by or for a resident farmer of personal property used on the farm, or the sale of produce or other perishable products at retail or wholesale by a resident of this state.

There are organizations such as charitable, non-profit organizations that may be exempt from having to obtain a permit. As a general rule, if you are being asked to make a charitable contribution ask for some proof of credentials, literature and the organizations mission etc. You should consider making your contribution by mailing a check to the organization’s main office. Persistent and aggressive attempts to solicit cash donations should be viewed with reasonable skepticism. In any case if you have questions or concerns regarding people going door to door, please contact the Waunakee Police Department.

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5. What are the police department hours?
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7. What can I do about suspicious activity in my neighborhood?
8. I think the people living next to me are selling drugs. Who can I call?
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11. I am divorced from my spouse and my ex will not allow me to see my children as required by the court-ordered visitation. I want the Waunakee Police Department to help me see my children.
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14. What is the odd/even parking ordinance?
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24. What are the regulations regarding construction-related noise
25. We are going on vacation. What do we need to do to have the Police Department check our house while we are gone?
26. What are the restrictions on fireworks?
27. What are the hours of Curfew in the Village of Waunakee?
28. What is the Village of Waunakee’s approach to door to door sales?
29. How can I safely dispose of unused/unwanted medications?
30. What can I do if I lock my keys in my car?
31. Does the Waunakee Police Department allow Citizen ride-alongs?
32. Does the Waunakee Police Department have a Citizen’s Academy?
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34. The neighbor dog is constantly barking. What should we do?
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36. What are the Park hours in the Village of Waunakee?