City of New Rochelle, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of New Rochelle as Sec. 11-12 of the 1965 General Ordinances. Section 125-1B amended and § 125-5 added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire prevention — See Ch. 147.
Transient merchants — See Ch. 298.
Trees and shrubs — See Ch. 301.
Zoning — See Ch. 331.

§ 125-1 Permit required; fee; issuance.

No person, firm or corporation shall store or display Christmas trees for sale without first obtaining a permit therefor as hereinafter provided.
Applications for such permit shall be made on forms provided by the City Clerk, who shall issue same upon receipt of a fee as set forth in Chapter 133, Fees.[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions.
A permit may be issued upon approval of such application by the Building Official, the Police Commissioner and the Fire Chief or an officer designated by the Fire Chief subject to such conditions as are hereinafter provided.
[Amended 4-16-1996 by Ord. No. 75-1996]

§ 125-2 Inspection of premises; conditions.

The Fire Chief shall cause the premises for the storage or display for sale to be inspected and shall note such regulations or safeguards as may be deemed necessary or advisable for fire prevention on the application, and the City Clerk shall note same on the permit or withhold the permit until prerequisite conditions are obtained.

§ 125-3 Removal of trees after sale.

Immediately after December 25 and not later than December 31 of the current year, all unsold trees shall be removed from the premises by the vendor.

§ 125-4 Effect on other legislation.

[Amended 4-16-1996 by Ord. No. 75-1996]
This chapter shall in no way supersede or affect the provisions or enforcement of Chapter 298, Transient Merchants, or any provisions of the Zoning Code of the City of New Rochelle.

§ 125-5 Penalties for offenses. [1]

An offense against the provisions of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions.