Township of Lower Macungie, PA
Lehigh County
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[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § I; as amended by Ord. 1993-2, 2/4/1993, § 5; and by Ord. 2011-12, 10/6/2011]
The following words when used in this Part shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates or required a different meaning:
LESSOR
One who grants a lease or rents real estate to another for either for business or dwelling purposes.
PERSON
Any natural person 18 years of age or older, partnership, association, firm or corporation. The singulars shall include the plural, and the masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter.
PERSONAL PROPERTY
Any tangible property that is the subject of ownership and is possible to be moved and which is generally used in the operation of a business or for the maintenance of a household, and shall include mobile homes.
TOWNSHIP
The Township of Lower Macungie. The Board of Commissioners of the Township may, from time to time by resolution, designate an official of the Township to act on behalf of, and receive all notices, applications, and verifications directed to, the Township under this Part. Until changed by resolution, the Township Treasurer is hereby authorized and designated to perform this function.
TRANSPORTATION
The moving of personal property or household goods by way of public streets or highways.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § II; as amended by Ord. 1993-2, 2/4/1993, § 1]
It shall be unlawful for any person to move into, out of or from once place to another within the Township without first giving notice to the Township of such moving. In the case of a person moving into the Township, said notice shall be given within one week after moving into the Township. In the case of a person moving out of the Township or from one place to another, notice shall be given at least 24 hours before said move is made. Included in each notice as given shall be the name of the moving person, the address from which the person is moving, and the address to which said person is moving to.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § III; as amended by Ord. 1993-2, 2/4/1993, § 1]
It shall be unlawful for any person to move or transport or cause to be moved or transported into the Township, out of the Township or from place to place within the Township any personal property in bulk without first securing from the Township a permit for such moving or transportation.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § IV]
The application for a moving permit shall include the name and address of the applicant, the name of the owner or reputative owners of the personal property to be moved or transported, the address and location from which the personal property is to be moved or transported, and the new address or location to which the personal property is to be moved or transported.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § V; as amended by Ord. 1986-4, 4/17/1986; and by Ord. 1993-2, 2/4/1993, §§ 1, 2]
The Township shall issue a moving permit to all qualified applicants without charge. Said permit shall set forth the name of the permittee as well as the names of the owners of the personal property to be moved or transported and the address from which the personal property or household goods are to be moved and the address to which the personal property or household goods are to be delivered. A copy of said permit shall be delivered to the Township Codes Administrator at the Township Municipal Building, Indian Creek Road.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § VI; as amended by Ord. 1993-2, 2/4/1993, § 1]
Any lessor, leasing or renting any premise or part thereof within the Township to another person for the purpose of either a business, dwelling or mobile home site shall give the Township notice within one week after the leasing of said property to a tenant and at least 24 hours' notice of the intention of the lessee or tenant to move or vacate the leased or rented premises.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § VII]
Any person who is in the business of transporting or moving personal property in bulk from one location to another as herein before described shall be obligated to verify that the proper permit has been issued prior to the moving or transporting of any personal property, either within the Township or to a point outside of the Township.
[Ord. 1974-53, 9/5/1974, § IX; as amended by Ord. 1988-5, 4/21/1988, §§ 3, 9; by Ord. 1993-2, 2/4/1993, § 4; and by Ord. 2011-12, 10/6/2011]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate any provision of this Part, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $1,000 plus costs. Each day that a violation of this Part continues or each section of this Part which shall be found to have been violated shall constitute a separate offense.