Every per­son desir­ing to engage in solic­i­ta­tion as here­in defined, with­in res­i­dences in this Coun­ty, is here­by required to annu­al­ly make writ­ten appli­ca­tion for a cer­tifi­cate of reg­is­tra­tion pri­or to any solic­i­ta­tion, as here­inafter pro­vid­ed, with the excep­tion not­ed in Sec­tion 7–6‑1, rel­a­tive to those char­i­ta­ble or non-prof­it groups, clubs, asso­ci­a­tions or projects.