[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massapequa Park 5-22-1967 as Art. VII of Ch. 12 of the 1967 Code. Section 192-2 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- JUNK DEALER
- Anyone dealing in the purchase or sale of junk, old rope, old iron, brass, copper, tin, lead, rubber, paper, rags, bagging or empty bottles, in large or small quantities, including junk cartmen.
Every junk dealer shall pay an annual license fee as provided in Chapter A350, Fees.
Any vehicle in the streets of the village used for the purpose of collecting or selling junk, old rope, old iron, brass, copper, tin, lead, rubber, paper, rags, bagging or empty bottles shall be deemed a "junk cart" and the owner or owners thereof "junk dealers."
Any vehicle used for the purpose of collecting or selling any article or articles enumerated in § 192-3 shall be furnished by the Village Clerk with a plate, to be affixed to a conspicuous and indispensable part of the vehicle. On said plate shall be clearly set forth the official number of the junk cart with the words "junk cart" and the date of expiration of the license.
No person shall do any collecting or selling of junk in any other way or manner than by use of a junk cart.
No junk cart shall use any bell, horn or other soundmaking device upon the streets of the village.
No business known as a "junk shop or yard" used for storage or as a place for sale of the items designated in § 192-1 shall be permitted within the village.