[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Wappingers Falls 9-12-1995 by L.L. No. 5-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Zoning - See Ch. 151.
The Village Board of the Village of Wappingers Falls is desirous of regulating the operation of garage sales and yard sales within the geographical boundaries of this village such that the same do not contribute or cause an obstruction to pedestrian or vehicular traffic, an adverse effect on the surrounding residential community or the circumvention of the Village Zoning Code by replacing the residential character of our neighborhoods with that official enterprise.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- REAL PROPERTY
- A plot, tract, premises or parcel of land, with or without buildings or structures located thereon.
- YARD SALE, GARAGE SALE
- The offering for sale or the requesting of donations in exchange for items of personal property by the occupants or owners of real property in this village, and said property is not ordinarily used for and licensed as a commercial retail establishment.
No person or persons shall conduct a yard sale or garage sale within the Village of Wappingers Falls without first having obtained a permit issued by the Village Clerk of the Village of Wappingers Falls for said purpose.
Every person convicted of violating this chapter shall, for a first conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than $250.