[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Monticello 1-5-1976 by L.L. No. 1-1976 (Ch. 148 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
All shopping centers, supermarkets, grocery stores and other business establishments employing shopping carts shall plainly and visibly mark their respective carts so that the ownership thereof may be determined upon visible inspection.
The wheeling of any shopping cart by any person beyond the radius of 50 feet from the entrance or beyond the confines of the parking lot, whichever distance is greater, of any shopping center, supermarket, grocery or other business establishment employing shopping carts shall be and is prohibited.
Any shopping cart found unattended in any public place or on any public street beyond the confines of the area above set forth shall be and hereby is declared to be abandoned property and shall be subject to confiscation and removal upon sight by any member of the Police Department and/or Public Works Department, and such property shall be taken into custody and deposited with the Police Department, where such property shall be held pending redemption by the owner.
Any owner of a shopping cart shall have the right, privilege and option to redeem the same upon payment of such fee as shall be established from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees.