Township of West Manchester, PA
York County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of West Manchester 9-25-1980 by Ord. No. 80-14. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Zoning — See Ch. 150.
The following words, terms and phrases shall have ascribed to them the meanings herein set forth, unless the use of such word, term or phrase in context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Any garage sale, yard sale, driveway sale, porch sale, barn sale, fire sale, flea market or any other type of sale by a person or persons where numerous items of personal property are offered for sale. "Garage sale" shall not include public sales held under the direction of a licensed auctioneer.
Any natural person or persons, partnership, unincorporated association or corporation, nonprofit or otherwise.
The Township of West Manchester.
No more than two garage sales shall be permitted at any one location during a calendar year.
No garage sale shall be permitted to continue for more than two consecutive calendar days.
Garage sales conducted within the Township shall not begin earlier than 9:00 a.m. and shall terminate not later than 9:00 p.m.
The size of advertising signs shall not exceed six square feet.
Advertising signs may be erected or placed upon the property of a person other than the person conducting the garage sale, provided that prior consent, in writing, has been obtained from the person owning the property upon which the advertising sign is to be erected or placed.
All advertising signs shall be removed within 24 hours after the termination of the garage sale.
Advertising signs shall not be erected or placed on utility poles or road signs. [1]
Editor's Note: Original Article IV, entitled "Permits," which immediately followed this subsection, was deleted 1-14-1988 by Ord. No. 88-01.
[Amended 5-9-1996 by Ord. No. 96-14; 6-26-1997 by Ord. No. 97-15]
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by West Manchester Township, pay a fine not exceeding $600 plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, incurred by West Manchester Township. West Manchester Township police officers, the appropriate code enforcement officers of West Manchester Township or other appropriate officer or officers of West Manchester Township shall have the power to enforce the provisions of this chapter. The amount of the fine imposed for the violation of this chapter shall be established by the officer who determines that a violation has occurred. Notice of the violation of this chapter and the amount of the fine imposed shall be given by personal delivery or by certified mail to the person violating this chapter. If the person violating this chapter fails or refuses to pay the fine imposed within the period specified in the notice of the violation of this chapter, the Township shall file a civil enforcement proceeding with the District Magistrate to enforce the fine imposed.