Village of Irvington, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Irvington 2-29-1916. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements — See Ch. 80.
Handbills — See Ch. 131.

§ 155-1 Definitions.

[Added 1-22-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014[1]]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
ENHANCED PEDDLER'S LICENSE
A permit issued pursuant to this chapter that allows a peddler in a vehicle to remain in the same space in an Enhanced Peddler's License Parking Zone for up to five hours.
ENHANCED PEDDLER'S LICENSE PARKING ZONE
Parking spaces designated in this chapter at which peddlers possessing an enhanced peddler's license may park for up to five hours.
PEDDLE
To offer for sale any goods, wares, merchandise or services in any public place or public street, or by going from house to house or place of business to place of business, on foot or on or from any vehicle.
PEDDLER'S LICENSE
A permit issued pursuant to this chapter that limits a peddler to remain in the same location for up to 10 minutes.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also changed the title of this chapter from "Peddling and Soliciting" to "Peddling" and redesignated former § 155-1 as § 155-2.

§ 155-2 License required.

[Amended 12-16-1991 by L.L. No. 10-1991; 10-21-2002 by L.L. No. 9-2002; 8-18-2003 by L.L. No. 20-2003; 1-22-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014[1]]
A. 
No person or entity shall peddle merchandise of any description within the Village of Irvington without first having obtained either a peddler's license or an enhanced peddler's license. Such license shall be granted only on an application made to the Mayor or to the Board of Trustees, in writing, and if deemed proper, (s)he may be granted a license as provided in this chapter, permitting said party to carry on the business mentioned in said application for a period not exceeding one year from the date of the license; and the person so applying shall, upon the granting and delivery of said license, pay a fee as set from time to time by the Board of Trustees.
B. 
The provisions of this section shall not apply to wholesale peddlers who shall sell exclusively to dealers.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also redesignated former §§ 155-2 through 155-5 as §§ 155-5 through 155-8, respectively.

§ 155-3 Restrictions.

[Added 1-22-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014]
A licensed peddler must:
A. 
Keep any vehicles and receptacles used by the peddler in a clean and sanitary condition and protect any food or drinks offered for sale from vermin, insects, dirt, dust, or other contaminants.
B. 
Not stand or permit the vehicle used by the peddler to stand in one place in any public place or street for more than 10 minutes, except that a peddler with an enhanced peddler's license may park in a designated Enhanced Peddler's License Parking Zone for up to five hours, but only if the peddler is accompanying the vehicle.
C. 
Not stand or permit the vehicle used by the peddler to stand in front of any premises for any time if the owner of the premises or the lessee of the ground floor thereof objects.
D. 
Not permit any vehicle used by the peddler to stop or remain on any crosswalk.
E. 
Not create or maintain any booth or stand or place barrels, boxes, crates, signboards, or other obstructions upon any street or public place.
F. 
Not sell any goods or merchandise of any kind on or along any portion of Broadway that is situated in a residential zoning district, unless sufficient parking is available within 60 feet on or along either side of Broadway.
G. 
Not permit the peddler's vehicle to idle for more than 10 minutes in any one location.

§ 155-4 Enhanced Peddler's License Parking Zone.

[Added 1-22-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014]
A. 
The following spaces constitute the Enhanced Peddler's License Parking Zone:
(1) 
Eight parking spaces located on the west side of North Astor Street, immediately south of the Irvington train station building.
(2) 
One parking space located on the east side of North Astor Street, in between the two entrances into the municipal parking area defined in § 213-22B.
(3) 
Any parking space located in Scenic Hudson Park as approved by the Superintendent of Recreation and Parks.
B. 
A vehicle with an enhanced peddler's license may park only in these spaces, provided that there is a space available.

§ 155-5 Auction sales.

[Amended 8-18-2003 by L.L. No. 20-2003]
No person shall sell goods at auction within the Village of Irvington without having obtained a license so to do upon application to the Mayor of the Village or the Board of Trustees, for which license the person so applying shall pay a fee as set from time to time by the Board of Trustees; but this section shall not apply to sales by public officers or to persons appointed by a court to make sales.

§ 155-6 Exhibitions or performances. [1]

No person shall give any exhibition or performance for hire, or for which an admission fee is charged, in the Village, without first obtaining a license permitting such exhibition or performance, under a penalty of $5 for each violation.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 80, Amusements, Art. I, Amusement Licenses.

§ 155-7 Issuance of licenses and permits; record.

All licenses and permits issued under the provisions of any ordinance shall be signed by the Mayor and countersigned by the Clerk of the Village, who shall keep a record of all licenses and permits and the amount of the fee to be paid therefor, if any fee is required; and upon presentation of the license or permit so signed and countersigned and the payment of such fee.

§ 155-8 Penalties for offenses.

[Amended 7-5-1935; 1-22-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014]
A. 
Every person, firm or corporation violating any provisions of this chapter shall be liable to a penalty of not less than $200 and not more than $500 for each and every offense, and each and every violation shall constitute disorderly conduct, and every person violating the same is hereby declared a disorderly person.
B. 
In addition, the Board of Trustees may revoke the license of any peddler who the Board finds violated any of the restrictions listed in §§ 155-3 and 155-4.