[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lewes 11-10-1969. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Any person, firm or corporation who establishes, operates or maintains or permits to be established, operated or maintained a junkyard within the corporate limits of the City of Lewes shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- A place or establishment where articles that have outlived their usefulness in their original form are stored or bought and sold to be used either in their original form or to be converted into a product of a different kind by some manufacturing process.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $200 and imprisonment for a term of not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days for the first such conviction. For a second or subsequent conviction, any person, firm or corporation shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $500 and imprisonment for a term of not less than 20 days nor more than 60 days for such conviction. Each day that a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter continues shall be deemed and taken to be a separate and distinct violation.