Village of Fishkill, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fishkill 12-15-1958 as Ord. No. IX.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Garage sales, tag sales and yard sales — See Ch. 89.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance was reaffirmed 5-13-1963 by action of the Board of Trustees.
[Amended 1-14-1974]
All persons engaged in the hawking, vending, drumming or peddling of goods, wares or merchandise upon the streets, sidewalks or public places of the village, or persons engaged in the solicitation of orders for the sale of goods, wares or merchandise on the streets, sidewalks or public places of the village, shall do so in accordance with the following provisions:
A. 
All persons engaged in such activity shall do so between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and between the hours of 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday.
B. 
No person engaged in such activity shall do so without first having obtained a license from the Village Clerk at the Village Hall upon payment of a license fee of $25.
[Amended 2-13-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984]
C. 
All applications for a license as required herein shall be made to the Village Clerk at the Village Hall and upon the application forms provided by the Clerk for such purpose.
D. 
Each application for a license as required herein shall include the name and address of the person seeking the license; the name and address of the firm such person represents; a general description of the goods, wares or merchandise to be offered for sale or for which orders are solicited; the date or dates when the sales or solicitations are to be made and the hours of each day that such person shall be engaged in such activities, all in accordance with this chapter. If the person is using an automobile in connection with his activities, then the application must include the name, make, year and registration number of the automobile.
[Amended 2-13-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984]
No person shall sell goods, wares or merchandise at auction within the said village, except auction sales held pursuant to court order or other official authority, without first obtaining a license therefor and paying a fee of $25 per year. The application procedure set forth in § 111-1 shall apply to auction licenses.
[Amended 2-13-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984[1]]
All licenses shall be reviewed by the Mayor and Board of Trustees and shall be issued by the Clerk after approval by the Mayor and Board and upon payment of the proper fee therefor.
[1]
Editor's Note: This local was also repealed original Section 153, pertaining to penalties, which immediately followed this section.
[Amended 2-13-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984]
This chapter does not apply to the holder of a license granted pursuant to § 32 of the General Business Law, nor to local houses of worship.
[Amended 1-14-1974; 2-13-84 by L.L. No. 5-1984]
Any violation of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not less than nor more than $250 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both.