[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dover 7-27-1970 as Art. 23 of the 1969 Revised Ordinances; amended in its entirety 9-26-2017 by Ord. No. 25-2017. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Consists of and includes all kinds of secondhand broken, worn out or castoff furniture, goods, metals, worn out or damaged merchandise, machinery waste or old paper, glass, boxes, rubber belting, rope and cordage belting, clothing and rags.
No person or persons or corporation shall bring in or carry on the business of buying, selling or dealing in junk within the Town of Dover without first obtaining a license therefor from the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen, in its discretion, upon application being made to it, may grant licenses to persons or corporations to engage in and carry on the business of junk men or junk dealers within the Town of Dover. Before any such license shall be issued, there shall be paid to the Clerk of said Town, for the use of the Town, a license fee of $300.
Junk dealers shall not operate other than between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on weekdays and 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and shall be closed on Sundays.