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Township of Lower Saucon, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Lower Saucon 1-18-1984 by Ord. No. 84-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Junkyards and junk dealers — See Ch. 103.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 125.
No person or persons, firm or corporation shall move or cause to be moved from any place within the Township of Lower Saucon to another place therein or to any place beyond the limits thereof a substantial part of household goods or commercial goods not in the ordinary course of business without first securing from the finance office of the Township of Lower Saucon a permit for such moving or transportation.
Any person or persons, firm or corporation desiring such a permit for the removal or transportation of household goods or commercial goods in the manner above described shall make application at the finance office of the Township of Lower Saucon, setting forth his, its or their name and address and also setting forth the names of the owners or reputed owners of the property to be moved, the address and locations from which the property is to be removed and the new address or location of the place to which the property is to be delivered.
The finance office of the Township of Lower Saucon, upon application being made, shall issue a permit for which a charge, as set from time to time by resolution or ordinance, as may be required by law,[1] will be made, setting forth the name or names and address as stated in second paragraph of this chapter.
Editor's Note: The current Fee Schedule is available at the Town Hall.
[Amended 9-18-1996 by Ord. No. 96-10; 5-20-1998 by Ord. No. 98-17]
Any person who fails to voluntarily pay within 10 days to the Township the penalty imposed for violation of this chapter shall be subject to a civil enforcement proceeding. Any person who violates or permits a violation of this chapter, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding, shall pay a fine of not more than $600, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, incurred by the Township in the enforcement of this chapter. No judgment shall be imposed until the date of the determination of the violation by the District Justice and/or Court. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Township may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable rules of civil procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense. Further, the appropriate officers or agents of the Township are hereby authorized to seek equitable relief, including injunction, to enforce compliance herewith.