Township of Robbinsville, NJ
Mercer County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township of Washington (now Township of Robbinsville) 12-31-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-37 as § 3-3 of the 2001 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 134-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to control and regulate the manner, method and frequency of garage sales, yard sales and basement sales or similar type activities in order to promote the safety, public health, convenience and general welfare of the community.

§ 134-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BASEMENT SALE
Any sale of goods, new or used, from or at a residential location by the owner of the premises or anyone acting with the owner's permission or on the owner's behalf.
GARAGE SALE
Any sale of goods, new or used, from or at a residential location by the owner of the premises or anyone acting with the owner's permission or on the owner's behalf.
PERSON
An individual, partnership, corporation or other legal entity.
RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY
Property used for human habitation, including but not limited to:
[Added 8-30-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-29]
A. 
Private property used for human habitation.
B. 
Commercial living accommodations and commercial property used for human habitation.
C. 
Recreational and entertainment property used for human habitation.
D. 
Community service property used for human habitation.
YARD SALE
Any sale of goods, new or used, from or at a residential location by the owner of the premises or anyone acting with the owner's permission or on the owner's behalf.

§ 134-3 Number of sales limited.

[Amended 8-30-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-29]
No person shall conduct a garage sale, yard sale or basement sale or similar activity from any residential property more frequently than twice yearly on the same premises.

§ 134-4 Enforcement.

The provisions of this chapter shall be administered and enforced by the Zoning Officer and/or by the members of the Township Police Department.

§ 134-5 Violations and penalties.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty stated in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.