Village of Massena, NY
St. Lawrence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massena 9-4-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
GARAGE SALE
Includes all sales entitled "garage sale," "lawn sale," "attic sale," "rummage sale," "yard sale," "tag sale" or any other similar casual sale of tangible personal property, owned by the owner of the premises or by any other persons residing therein, which sale is promoted by any means whereby the public is or can be made aware of said sale.
All garage sales shall be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. only. The duration of any garage sale cannot last longer than five full calendar days nor be conducted more than twice per calendar year on the same premises.
A. 
No sign shall be placed on the public right-of-way or on property other than where the sale is being conducted. No lighted signs shall be used.
B. 
The sign shall be displayed only during the sale and shall be removed within 24 hours after completion of the sale.
A. 
A violation of any of the provisions contained in this chapter shall constitute an offense punishable by a fine of not less than $25 nor more than $50 or by imprisonment for not more than three days for each violation, except that:
(1) 
When the person was found to have violated any of the provisions of this chapter within the preceding five years, the fine may be of not less than $50 nor more than $100 or by imprisonment for not more than seven days for each violation; and
(2) 
When the person was found to have committed two or more such violations within the preceding five years, the fine may be of not less than $100 nor more than $250 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days for each violation.
B. 
These penalties shall be in addition to any other penalty provided by law. The Village may also seek injunctive relief to prevent the continued violation of this chapter.