Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ
Monmouth County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea 7-27-87 by Ord. No. 10-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All sales entitled "garage sale," "lawn sale," "attic sale," "rummage sale" or "flea market sale" or any similar casual sale of tangible personal property which is advertised by any means whereby the public at large is or can be made aware of the sale.
Individuals and/or household entity, partnerships, voluntary associations and corporations.
No person shall conduct, hold, permit or allow any garage sale or other similar activity upon residential property in the Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea without complying with the provisions of this chapter and without first obtaining a license therefor as required herein.
Upon making application to the Borough Clerk for a license, the applicant shall pay a fee of five dollars ($5) The Clerk shall thereupon issue the license which shall permit a garage sale at the specific premises to be held within thirty (30) days and on not more than two (2) consecutive dates within the said thirty (30) day period. Not more than one (1) such license shall be issued to the same person or premises per calendar year. The license shall be prominently posted at the premises during the sale.
All such garage sales shall be conducted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
All signs and display tables or other equipment used in the conduct of the sale shall be removed within twenty-four (24) hours after completion of the sale. Off-premises signs of any type are not allowed.
No display of items for sale at any garage sale shall be displayed on the sidewalk or in that area between the residence of the applicant and the sidewalk, but shall be displayed behind the building line of the premises at which the garage sale is to be held.
The person to whom such license is issued and the owner or tenant of the premises on which such sale is conducted shall be jointly and severally responsible for the maintenance of good order and decorum on the premises during all hours of the said sale. No such person shall permit any loud or boisterous conduct on the premises nor permit vehicles to impede the passage of traffic on any roads or streets in the area of such premises. All such persons shall obey the reasonable order of any member of the police or fire departments of the Borough in order to maintain the public health, safety and welfare.
Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to authorize any violation of other provisions of this Code or other applicable law.
[Amended 4-22-02 by Ord. No. 5-2002]
Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be liable to the penalty provided by Chapter 1, Section 1-15. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate violation.