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Borough of Catasauqua, PA
Lehigh County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Catasauqua 2-22-1961 by Ord. No. 432 (Ch. XI, Part 6, of the 1962 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Apartment licensing — See Ch. 108.
Fair housing — See Ch. 138.
[Amended 2-4-2002 by Ord. No. 1134]
No person or persons, firm or corporation, shall move or cause to be moved from anyplace within the Borough of Catasauqua to another place therein, or to anyplace beyond the limits thereof, or from anyplace outside the limits of the Borough of Catasauqua to anyplace within the Borough, any household goods, personal goods, equipment, or machinery in bulk, without first securing from the Borough Secretary of the Borough of Catasauqua, Lehigh County, a permit for such moving or transportation.
Any person or persons, firm or corporation desiring a permit for the removal or transportation of household goods, equipment or machinery in the manner above described, shall make application to the Borough Secretary of the Borough of Catasauqua. Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, setting forth his, its or their name or names and address, and also getting 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 moved, and the new address or location of the place to which the property is to be moved. Any person or persons, firm or corporation shall, at the time of making the application herein provided for, produce receipts or other evidence of payment of all Borough taxes, water and sewerage rentals, and municipal charges of any and every kind accrued against him, her, them or it up to and including the date of application. No permit for moving or transportation shall be issued by the Borough Secretary until the provisions of this section have been complied with.
[Amended 11-7-2005 by Ord. No. 1190]
The Borough Secretary of the Borough of Catasauqua, Lehigh County, shall, upon due compliance with the requirements set forth in § 180-2 of this chapter, issue a permit for which a charge as set from time to time by resolution of Borough Council[1] will be made, setting forth the name of the permittee as well as the name or names of the owners of the goods, equipment or machinery to be moved and the address from which the goods, equipment or machinery are to be moved and the address to which the goods, equipment or machinery are to be delivered.
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Editor's Note: See Ch. A285, Fees.
[Amended 5-7-1962 by Ord. No. 468; 4-1-2013 by Ord. No. 1288]
Any person, persons, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or furnishing false information to the Borough Secretary, or using any false name or address, shall, upon conviction thereof before the Mayor or any District Justice of the Borough, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $100 and costs of prosecution, and, in default of payment of such tine and costs, to imprisonment in the County Jail for not more than 10 days. Any person found guilty of violating an ordinance shall be assessed court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred by the Borough in the enforcement proceedings.