[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Huntington Bay 12-8-1975 by L.L. No. 3-1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct a garage sale in the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay without first obtaining a permit and complying with the regulations set forth in § 36-2.
Garage sales in the incorporated Village of Huntington Bay shall be regulated in the following manner:
Definition. The term "garage sale" is defined as any public sale of personal property.
Hours. Garage sales shall not commence before 9:00 a.m. and must terminate by 6:00 p.m.
No person shall conduct more than two garage sales on his premises in any one calendar year. A person may have two three-day sales or one six-day sale.
Merchandise. Garages sales shall offer only used, unwanted items of personal property owned by the resident of the property where the sale is held. No new merchandise shall be offered for sale nor may new merchandise from other sources be brought in and offered for sale.
Garage sales may be advertised through the newspaper or other news media. A sign not greater in size than two square feet may be installed on the property where the sale is being conducted.
No sign shall be placed on the public right-of-way or on property other than where the sale is being conducted. No lighted sign shall be used.
The sign shall be displayed only during the sale and shall be promptly removed after the sale.
It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to conduct any sale commonly known as a "garage sale" without first having received a permit therefor.
Upon application, either in person or by mail or by telephone, the Village Clerk is authorized to issue such a permit.
The permit shall set forth the name, address and date of sale.
There shall be a fee of $5 for the said permit.
[Amended 1-9-1978 by L.L. No. 1-1978; 12-21-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
Each offense against the provisions of this chapter or article shall constitute a violation pursuant to the Penal Law of the State of New York and shall be punishable as such. Any person or persons violating any provisions of this chapter or article shall be liable for and pay a fine of not more than $50 for a conviction on each offense.
[Added 12-21-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2002]
If any part or provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance be adjudged invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment shall be confined in its operation to the part or provision or application directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered and shall not affect or impair the validity of the remainder of this chapter or the application thereof to other persons or circumstances, and the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Huntington Bay hereby declares that it would have passed this chapter or the remainder thereof had such invalid application or invalid provision been apparent.