Town of Carmel, NY
Putnam County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Carmel as Ch. 5 of the 1972 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person or corporation shall act as an auctioneer or conduct a public sale within the Town of Carmel unless he has obtained an auctioneer's license from the Town Clerk and paid the required fee therefor.
[Amended 11-26-1986]
A. 
An annual license may be obtained upon application to the Town Clerk and upon the payment of the required fee, which license shall expire on the 31st day of December of the year in which it was issued and may be renewed annually thereafter upon the payment of the required fee.
B. 
The license fee shall be established annually by resolution of the Town Board at the organizational meeting. A user fee schedule is on file with the Clerk of the Town of Carmel and is posted in all Town offices.
[Amended 11-26-1986]
A special license, good for one sale only, may be obtained upon proper application as above and upon payment to the Town Clerk of the required fee. Said fee shall be established annually by the Town Board and shall be on file in the office of the Town Clerk.
The following regulations and provisions shall apply to the conduct of all sales within the Town:
A. 
Advertising. No advertising signs or bills shall be posted more than 30 days previous to any sale, and all signs, bills, literature and any litter caused by the sale shall be removed and cleaned up within five days after the sale is completed.
B. 
Auctioneers shall comply with any provisions of the Zoning Ordinance of the Town of Carmel[1] which apply where the sale includes real estate.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 156, Zoning.
A license may be revoked by the Town Board after due notice and hearing for cause.
Violations of this chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $250 or by imprisonment not to exceed 15 days in the Putnam County Jail, or both such fine and imprisonment.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).