Village of Canastota, NY
Madison County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Canastota as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Zoning — See Ch. 230.
[Adopted 9-7-2016 by L.L. No. 4-2016]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SALE OF GOODS ON A TEMPORARY OR INTERMITTENT BASIS
Includes any sale of goods upon a property which is principally devoted to residential use and all sales by someone not regularly engaged in the sale of such goods from an established business location from which such business may be lawfully operated under applicable zoning and other regulations. The term includes, but is not necessarily limited to, yard and lawn sales, garage sales, rummage sales, estate sales and auctions, and the sale of vehicles by anyone other than a registered motor vehicle dealer.
Within the Village of Canastota, the sale of goods on a temporary or intermittent basis may be engaged in only in compliance with the following requirements.
A. 
No more than two such sales shall occur upon any given lot or premises within a single calendar year.
B. 
No particular sale shall extend for more than six calendar days from the date of the commencement of the sale, except that a single motor vehicle may be offered for sale for a period not exceeding 30 calendar days from the date it was first displayed for sale upon the premises. Upon the conclusion of the sale, all items must be removed from the premises by the owner. No items may be left at the curb for garbage pickup except in accordance with the Village's general regulations for garbage and refuse collection.
C. 
No item offered for sale shall be located or displayed closer than 10 feet from the public sidewalk or street line, as applicable.
D. 
Signs advertising the sale of goods on a temporary or intermittent basis may be placed only in accordance with the applicable provisions of Chapter 230 of this Code.
A violation of any provision of this article constitutes a criminal offense. For purpose of conferring jurisdiction upon courts and offices generally, any violation of this article shall be deemed to be a violation as defined in the Criminal Procedure Law, and for such jurisdictional purpose only, all provisions of law relating to the prosecution of violations shall apply to all such violations. Upon conviction, a fine of not more than $250, and/or a jail sentence of up to 15 days may be imposed for each such violation. Each day of violation of the provisions of this article shall be deemed a separate offense.