Borough of Hellertown, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Hellertown 5-24-1954 by Ord. No. 219. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 266-1 Permit required before moving household goods or other goods, wares or merchandise in bulk.

[Amended 8-6-1973 by Ord. No. 421]
No person or persons, firm or corporation shall move or cause to be moved from any place outside the Borough of Hellertown to any place within the Borough, or from any place within the Borough of Hellertown to another place therein or place beyond the limits of the said Borough, any household goods or other goods, wares or merchandise in bulk without first securing from the Secretary of the Borough of Hellertown a permit for such moving or transportation.

§ 266-2 Application for permit.

Any person or persons, firm or corporation desiring such a permit for the removal or transportation of household goods in the manner above described shall make application to the Secretary of the Borough of Hellertown setting forth his, its or their name and address and also setting forth the names of the owners or reputed owners of the property to be moved, the address and location from which the property is to be removed, and the new address or location of the place to which the property is to be moved.

§ 266-3 Issuance of permit; fee.

[Amended 12-30-1985 by Ord. No. 535[1]]
The Secretary of the Borough of Hellertown or the Secretary's designee shall, upon application being made as provided for in § 266-2 of this chapter, issue a permit, for which a charge in an amount to be established from time to time by resolution of Borough Council shall be made, setting forth the name of the permittee as well as the name or names of the owners of the goods to be moved and the address from which the goods are to be moved and the address to which the goods are to be delivered.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 266-4 Issuance charge.

[Added 12-30-1985 by Ord. No. 535]
The amount of the charge for the issuance of a permit, as required pursuant to this chapter, and as established in § 266-3 above, shall be established by a motion approved by a majority of the Council of the Borough of Hellertown and shall remain in effect until changed by a similar motion.

§ 266-5 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 12-30-1964 by Ord. No. 315; 8-6-1973 by Ord. No. 421; 12-30-1985 by Ord. No. 535[1]]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provisions of this chapter or who furnishes false information to the Secretary or uses a false name or address in connection with the requirements of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs and, in default of payment of said fine and costs, to a term of imprisonment not to exceed 30 days. Each day that a violation of this chapter continues or each section of this chapter which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).