Borough of Abbottstown, PA
Adams County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Abbottstown at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PEDDLING
Offering for sale on the public streets, alleys or square of the Borough any goods, wares or merchandise whatsoever, except farm produce offered for sale by the actual producer thereof.
It shall be unlawful for any person to peddle without first obtaining a license from the Borough Secretary as hereinafter provided.
It shall be the duty of the Borough Secretary to issue licenses for peddling, the fees for which are to be set from time to time by resolution of the Borough Council. Any person desiring a license shall make written application therefor to the Borough Secretary. The Borough Secretary may require such information as, in his discretion, seems advisable relating to the applicant's background, responsibility and honesty, and shall make a reasonable investigation of the applicant before issuing the license.
It shall be the duty of any holder of a license under this chapter to display the same upon request by any peace officer, constable or official of the Borough.
Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $600, plus costs of prosecution, and in default of payment of such fine and costs, imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day's violation shall be construed to be a separate offense.