City of Bangor, ME
Penobscot County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Bangor as Ch. VII, Art. 15; amended 5-12-1975. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purpose of interpreting this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings given herein:
The personal property of persons other than those residing on the residential premises where such sale is to take place, such personal property being donated to or such sale being conducted by a tax-exempt religious or charitable organization and the entire proceeds from such sale being donated to or retained by the sponsoring tax-exempt religious or charitable organization.
A building or structure having at least one dwelling unit or boarding or lodging room, and the lot of land associated therewith and any accessory structures, and any lot of land within a residential zone.
No person shall sell or offer for sale personal property from any residential premises, as defined herein, except as permitted by this chapter. Only the sale of donated personal property, as defined herein, and the sale of personal property owned, used and maintained for personal use only by the seller and not for resale to the public shall be permitted to be sold from residential premises, and only after issuance to the seller of a permit for such purposes, as follows:
Application. A permit may be obtained by submitting a completed application to the Code Enforcement Officer upon forms provided for such purposes, together with a fee as set forth in Chapter 109, Fees, Article I, Code Enforcement Permits, of this Code.
[Amended 9-13-1993 by Ord. No. 93-410; 9-14-1998 by Ord. No. 98-339]
Permit limitations. No permit shall be issued for sales of personal property upon residential premises for a period of more than three consecutive days, and no more than two permits shall be issued for such sales upon a residential premises in any one calendar year.
[Amended 10-28-2019 by Ord. No. 19-395]
Notwithstanding the provisions relating to signs under Chapter 260, Signs, of this Code, one sign containing not more than four square feet in area may be placed upon a residential premises where the sale of personal property has been permitted.
The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to sales of personal property made under court order or process.
Applications and permits required under this chapter shall be approved as to form by the City Council.
Any person, firm or corporation conducting any sale regulated under this chapter without being properly licensed therefor or who or which shall violate any of the terms of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than $25 nor more then $100. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense for purposes of prosecution of violations of this chapter.