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Township of Worcester, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Worcester 7-21-2004 by Ord. No. 200. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Garage and yard sales — See Ch. 78.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 113.
Zoning — See Ch. 150.
As used in this chapter, the following term shall have the meaning indicated:
Any temporary or movable structure, not permanently attached to the foundation of a building, including but not limited to tents and carts.
No persons shall be permitted to offer or expose for display or sale any goods, including but not limited to Easter and Mother's Day flowers, fireworks and other seasonal or holiday related merchandise, in the open air or from a nonpermanent structure, as defined by this chapter, unless authorized by the Worcester Township Board of Supervisors in conjunction with a special event sponsored or supported by the Township. This section shall not apply to permitted outdoor displays of merchandise being sold immediately adjacent to the principal structure by the owner or occupant of the principal structure. Furthermore, this section shall not apply to permitted sales of Christmas trees and related merchandise.
The Township may seize, take, remove or cause to be removed, at the expense of the owner, all stocks of goods offered or exposed for display or sale, used or held in violation of this chapter.
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty, to be collected by suit or summary proceeding brought in the name of Worcester Township before the District Justice having jurisdiction in accordance with the procedures authorized by Clause XLI of Section 702 of the Second Class Township Code, as amended by Act No. 88-20.[1] All fines and penalties collected for violation of the provisions of this chapter shall be paid to the Township treasury.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 66601.