[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Henrietta 2-18-2015 by L.L. No. 1-2015. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- DONATION BIN OR CONTAINER
- Any enclosed receptacle or container made of metal, steel or a similar material or a similar product designed or intended for the donation and the temporary storage of clothing, toys or other items.
Donation bins and/or containers must receive a permit from the Fire Marshal/Building Inspector before being placed anywhere within the Town limits.
Donation bins or containers must be noncombustible and be able to be closed and locked if necessary.
The size of the bin or container will be limited based on the location and items being received.
Bins or containers must be emptied on a regular basis so as to not exceed their capacity. In the event of noncompliance, charges to clean them up by the Town will be assessed against the permittee and/or a fine will be imposed.
The applicant must provide adequate liability insurance insuring the Town and/or owner of the property upon which the bin is approved for placement, to cover any potential damage, fire, or other incident that may be caused by the bin.
The location of bins or containers will be part of the permitting process and determined so as to eliminate any setback issues and to assure a proper nondisruptive location.
Donation bins or containers shall be maintained such that their exterior appearance is kept free of rust and their exteriors are otherwise maintained such that they are repainted or refinished where paint has significantly faded or chipped away, etc.
A permit fee as set from time to time by resolution of the Town Board will be imposed to cover the cost of the application process and management of the maintenance potential.
In the event that a donation bin or container is placed without a permit as required by this chapter, the bin owner and/or owner of the property on which the bin is placed will be subject to a fine not to exceed $250, 15 days’ imprisonment, or both, in addition to the costs incurred by the Town in removing the donation bin or container.