[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Glassboro 8-26-1980 by Ord. No. 80-19. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No person shall remove any grocery or shopping cart from the premises of any commercial establishment (including any store, shop, market or supermarket, etc.) in the Borough of Glassboro.
The owner or person in charge of any such commercial establishment supplying carts for the on-premises convenience of shoppers shall cause to be prominently displayed at all exits therefrom a notice of the provisions of this chapter relating to prohibition against removal of carts from the premises and penalties for violations thereof.
Any person violating the terms of this chapter shall, upon conviction therefor in the Municipal Court of the Borough of Glassboro or any other court authorized by law to hear and determine the same, be subject to penalty by a fine not exceeding $200 or imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding 30 days, or both.
Shopping carts abandoned upon any sidewalk, street, public or private parking lot or other property, public or private, in the Borough of Glassboro, other than upon the premises of the commercial establishment which owns such shopping cart, may be picked up by the Borough and retained by it, to be returned to the owner of such cart or carts upon the payment of a charge of $10 per cart for the handling of same.
All fines imposed and charges collected under and by virtue of this chapter shall be paid into the treasury of the Borough of Glassboro.