Village of Lancaster, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lancaster 1-12-1959 as Section 2 of Chapter VII of the Ordinances of the Village of Lancaster (Ch. 97 of the 1976 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Garage sales — See Ch. 167.
No person, association, firm or corporation shall engage in or carry on the business of dealing in, purchasing or selling old silver, iron, brass, copper, scraps, used motor vehicles and parts thereof or secondhand or partly ruined or damaged materials of any kind nor conduct what is known as a "junk shop" without first procuring a license therefor from the Mayor.
No person, firm association or corporation shall keep for sale or collect or store for any purpose within the Village of Lancaster iron, junk, rags or secondhand clothing or secondhand furniture without first obtaining a written permit from the Building Inspector of the Village of Lancaster and a license from the Mayor; and no such license shall be issued by the Mayor until after the applicant shall have procured from the Building Inspector the permit hereby required.
[Amended 6-29-1976 by L.L. No. 6-1976]
[Amended 6-29-1976 by L.L. No. 6-1976]
Each applicant for such permit shall file with the Building Inspector a written statement describing the character of business in which the applicant desires to engage; the kind of material which he desires to collect, keep or store; and an accurate description of the place where such business is to be conducted, and shall furnish such other information as may be required.
[Amended 6-29-1976 by L.L. No. 11-1976]
The fees for the license required by this chapter are hereby fixed as provided in Chapter 144, Fees, of the Code of the Village of Lancaster.
This section shall not include or apply to dealers who in good faith have established or shall establish a business of manufacturing or buying and selling or an agency for such buying and selling motor vehicles, which dealers occasionally, as an incident of such business, buy and receive in the course of trade secondhand motor vehicles for sale. This section shall, however, include and apply to all such dealers who wreck or junk such secondhand motor vehicles.
All licenses granted pursuant to this section shall expire on the first day of June next following the date of their issue.
[Added 6-29-1976 by L.L. No. 10-1976]
Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article II, Penalties for Offenses, of the Code of the Village of Lancaster.