Town of Tonawanda, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Tonawanda 7-15-1974 as Chapter 9 of the 1974 Code of the Town of Tonawanda. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sale of junk — See Ch. 121.

§ 157-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
DISCARDED OR UNUSED REFRIGERATORS
All refrigerators, whether operated electrically, by gas or by placing ice therein, not connected or in place for use upon the premises of the owner thereof; and all refrigerators owned or in the possession of dealers, except those on display or crated or stored in a warehouse or other enclosure not accessible to the general public.

§ 157-2 Safety requirements.

It shall be unlawful for the owner or person having in his possession a discarded or unused refrigerator to permit same to remain in any place accessible to children unless the latching or locking mechanism on the door or doors of the same have been removed or dismantled or unless the door or doors of the same are bolted or locked in such a manner that it is impossible to open the same by the use of the hands alone.[1]
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Editor's Note: See also Ch. 111, Housing Standards.

§ 157-3 Penalties for offenses.

Every violation of this chapter shall constitute a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by a fine of not to exceed $50 for each offense.