[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Woodbury 6-9-1998 by Ord. No. 1854-98. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall remove any grocery or shopping cart from the premises of any commercial establishment (including any store, shop, market, supermarket, etc.) in the City of Woodbury.
The owner or person in charge of any such commercial establishment supplying carts for the on-premises convenience of shoppers shall cause to be prominently displayed at all exits therefrom a notice of the provisions of this chapter relating to prohibition against removal of carts from the premises and penalties for violations thereof.
Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding $200 or by imprisonment not exceeding 30 days, or both, and/or community service at the discretion of the Judge of the Municipal Court of the City of Woodbury, and each day that such violation shall continue shall be deemed a separate offense.
Shopping carts abandoned upon any sidewalk, street, public or private parking lot, or other property, public or private, in the City of Woodbury, other than upon the premises of the commercial establishment which owns such shopping cart, may be picked up by the City and retained by it, to be returned to the owner of such cart or carts upon the payment of a charge of $5 per cart for the handling of same.