[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the Town (now Township) of Irvington 1-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC 2622 as Ch. 123 of the 1981 Revised Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- COLLECTOR OF WASTE MATERIALS
- Includes the business of buying, selling or collecting waste materials of any kind or description resulting from any business, trade or industry or from any other source when such buying, selling or collecting shall be from or with a vehicle.
- JUNK DEALER
- Includes the business of buying, selling or collecting old or used rope, brass, tin, copper, lead, steel, rags, glass bottles, paper, cardboard and any other old or used articles or materials commonly known as "junk" when such buying, selling or collecting shall be from or with a vehicle within the Town.
It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the business of or act in the capacity of junk dealer or collector of waste materials, as defined by this chapter, within the Town, without first making application, in writing, to the Division of Licensing of the Town and receiving a license to do so from such Division, or after such license shall have been revoked or expired.
The written application for license referred to in § 360-2 shall be made upon blanks to be furnished by the Division of Licensing of the Town for that purpose and shall state the full name of the applicant, his place of residence and the character of the business which the applicant intends to conduct, and shall be signed by the applicant.
Upon the filing of a proper application and the payment of the fees prescribed by this chapter, the Division of Licensing shall issue to such applicant, under the seal of the Town, a license authorizing the applicant to engage in the business or act in the capacity requested in the aforesaid application. Such license shall be in force from the date of issue up to and including the 31st day of December of the year of issue. Such license shall be nontransferable and shall be subject to the terms and conditions stated in this chapter. Renewals of such license shall be made prior to the first day of January of each renewal year, at the renewal fees provided by this chapter.
The license authorized by this chapter shall be issued upon the following conditions:
Such license may be used only by the person to whom it was originally issued.
In the conduct of the business for which it is issued, the licensee, his agents or servants shall not use any bells or other device for making noise and attracting attention, nor shall he or they utter any cries or noise of any character for that purpose.
Such licensee shall always have such license with him while conducting the business for which such license is granted, and shall display it upon demand.
Such licensee shall display the license plate or card prominently on each vehicle.
[Amended 1-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC 2622; 8-11-1987 by Ord. No. MC 2834; 12-12-1995 by Ord. No. MC 3027; 12-14-1999 by Ord. No. MC 3134; 8-14-2001 by Ord. No. MC 3176; 10-12-2005 by Ord. No. MC 3306; 12-29-2009 by Ord. No. MC 3413]
For each license issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and for each renewal thereof, the licensee shall pay to the Division of Licensing the sum of $1,000 annually for the first vehicle operated in connection with such business and for each other vehicle operated in connection with such business.
[Amended 1-13-1981 by Ord. No. MC 2622]
There shall be issued with every license granted pursuant to this chapter a plate of suitable material having stamped or impressed thereon the words "Town of Irvington, License No. __________" (the number of the license issued) and the year for which the same is issued, which license tag or plate shall be attached in a conspicuous place on the vehicle. Duplicate plates or tags shall be issued for each extra vehicle.
Licenses issued pursuant to this chapter shall be subject to revocation upon the failure of the licensee to observe any of the conditions prescribed by this chapter and shall also be subject to revocation upon complaint made and proven of improper conduct on the part of the licensee, his agents or servants while in the conduct of the business for which such license is issued.