City of Glens Falls, NY
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Glens Falls at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Amendments noted where applicable]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peddling, soliciting and transient merchants — See Ch. 156.
Special sales — See Ch. 170.

§ 59-1 License.

No personal property shall be sold at auction in the City of Glens Falls unless such sale is conducted by an individual who has applied for and obtained an auctioneer's license from the City Clerk.

§ 59-2 License fee; term.

A. 
The fee for an auctioneer's license shall be $25 per day for each day of such auction or an annual fee of $100.
B. 
The annual license shall be valid from January 1 to December 31 of the year in which issued.

§ 59-3 Use of public property.

It shall be unlawful to conduct an auction sale of personal property on any public property within the City of Glens Falls without the specific permission of the Mayor, which permission shall be granted only in the case of a sale being conducted for a public or charitable purpose.

§ 59-4 Exemptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:
A. 
Auction sales conducted by trustees or referees in bankruptcy, executors, administrators, receivers or public officers acting under judicial process.
B. 
The sale of real property at auction.
C. 
Sales conducted by residents of the city for the purpose of selling their goods or property and not as a business.

§ 59-5 Penalties for offenses.

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 or to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both.