[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Council of the Village of New Haven 2-10-1896 by Ord. No. 3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Garage sales — See Ch. 277.
No person shall engage in the business of selling goods or property at public auction without first having obtained a license therefor from the President and Trustees of said Village.
Any person wishing to engage in such business in the Village of New Haven shall make application in writing to the Village Council, signed by him, setting forth the commodity or commodities or general character of the goods or property he wishes to sell, and the time he wishes to be thus engaged in the sale thereof, and file the same with the Clerk of said Village.
Any person applying for such license shall, before the issuing thereof, pay into the treasury of said Village such sum as the Council in its discretion may determine, which in no case shall exceed the sum of $5 per day. Upon production of the receipt of the Village Treasurer showing the payment of such money, a license may issue for the carrying on of such business to the applicant, under the hands of the President and Clerk of said Village.
The provisions of this chapter shall not a apply to sales on legal process or on foreclosure of any mortgage nor to sales of household furniture heretofore in use.
[Amended 1-13-2015 by Ord. No. 333]
Any person or persons who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter, on conviction thereof, shall be punished as set forth in Chapter 59, Municipal Civil Infractions, of the Code of the Village of New Haven.